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Martinique Green Beans

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Ingredients
  Green beans 1 Pound, stem ends trimmed (Tender Variety)
  Extra virgin olive oil 2 Tablespoon
  Shallots 1 Cup (16 tbs), coarsely slivered
  Garlic 6 Clove (30 gm), slivered
  Homemade chicken broth 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs), defatted
  Ripe plum tomatoes 6 , seeded and cut into 1/4-inch dice
  Fresh thyme leaves 2 Tablespoon
  Salt To Taste
  Black pepper To Taste, coarsely ground
  Fresh lime 3 , halved (For Serving)
Directions

MAKING
1. In a large pan, bring water to boil.
2. Add the beans and cook for 3-5 minutes until just crisp-tender.
3. Drain and rinse with cold water.
4. Drain again and keep aside.

FINALISING
5. In a large skillet, heat oil over medium heat.
6. Stir in shallots and garlic.
7. Cook for 5 minutes until the vegetables wilt.
8. Pour broth and cook for about 7 minutes until the shallots become soft.
9. Add tomatoes, thyme, salt, and pepper.
10. Cook for another 3 minutes.
11. Add the cooked green beans; toss and fold to mix well.
12. Cook for the final 2 minutes.
13. Adjust seasonings to taste.

SERVING
14. Top with fresh lime halves for squeezing over the beans.
15. Serve hot.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Caribbean
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Boiled
Dish: 
Dry Curry
Interest: 
Holiday, Gourmet, Healthy
Ingredient: 
Bean
Cook Time: 
25 Minutes
Servings: 
2

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