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Green Beans Deluxe

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Ingredients
  Green beans/Wax beans 1 Pound
  Boiling water 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Butter/Margarine 2 Tablespoon
  Flour 2 Tablespoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Egg yolks 2
  Lemon juice 1 Tablespoon
Directions

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.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Simmering
Ingredient: 
Bean

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