Green beans, tomato and cumin

For a simple but tasty vegetable side-dish try Sophie Grigson's recipe for cumin-flavoured green beans
By Sophie Grigson
Green beans, tomato and cumin
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  • Serves: 3-4
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Effort: easy

Ingredients

main

  • salt, and freshly ground pepper
  • 250 g fine green beans
  • 30 g butter
  • 1 tomato, chopped
  • 1 small clove garlic, crushed
  • 1/2-1 tsp ground cumin
  • fresh coriander, chopped

Method

1. Bring a pan of salted water to the boil. Add in the green beans and cook until almost done but still slightly al dente. Drain thoroughly.

2. Just before serving, melt the butter in a saucepan.

3. Add in the drained green beans, tomato, garlic, cumin and coriander.

4. Cook, stirring, over a medium heat until the tomato has softened and collapsed. Season with salt and freshly ground pepper and serve.

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