Spicy Yellow Beans with Lemon and Shallots

2022 Food Box # 9 - July 27 Yellow Beans


Spicy yellow beans with lemon and shallots. Try this quick and easy recipe to elevate the natural flavors of yellow beans this summer. https://www.theclevercarrot.com/2013/11/spicy-yellow-beans-with-shallots-lemon/


Ingredients: 3/4 lb. yellow beans, trimmed 1 large shallot, sliced 1 garlic clove, thinly sliced 1/4– 1 tsp. dried red chili flakes (depending on preference) 1 lemon olive oil coarse, flaky sea salt Instructions: -In a large sauté pan, warm a splash of olive oil over medium-low heat. Add the yellow beans, shallots, garlic and chili flakes. Season with salt. -Sauté the beans until fragrant, about 1 minute. -Add a small splash of water to the pan, and place a lid on top. -Cook the beans on low for about 3-5 minutes. Tip: If your heat is too high, the outside will overcook, causing the inside to remain crunchy. -Remove the lid, and continue to cook until all of the moisture has evaporated and the beans are crisp tender. -Add a small squeeze of lemon juice to taste. Adjust with more lemon and salt as desired. -Serve warm.

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