Green Beans Deluxe
|Green beans/Wax beans||1 Pound|
|Boiling water||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
|Lemon juice||1 Tablespoon|
1. Wash the beans, remove strings and ends but do not break. Arrange in 4 equal sized bunches and tie each with clean string which has been dipped in hot water. Drop these into 2 cups boiling water with 1/2 teaspoon salt. Cook 20 minutes.
2. Drain, saving liquid. Melt butter, blend in flour, salt, pepper. Add cooking liquid; stir and simmer the liquid 5 minutes; let it cool slightly, then gradually add the well-beaten egg yolks and lemon juice. Return to the heat and stir 1 minute. Do not let it reach the simmering point.
3. Arrange the bunches of beans on a warmed serving platter. Remove strings. Pour the sauce over the beans.