Puree of French Green Beans
|French green beans||2 Pound|
|Garlic clove||1 Small, peeled|
|Double cream||4 Tablespoon|
|Freshly ground pepper||To Taste|
Wash the beans thoroughly, trim and cut into medium-sized pieces.
Place in boiling water, add the garlic, and cook until the beans are very soft.
Drain but keep some of the liquid for future use.
Blend the beans in a liquidizer with a 1/4-pint of the liquid.
Melt butter in a saucepan and add the blended bean mixture, cook over a low heat for a few minutes adding salt and pepper to taste.
Cool and store in refrigerator.
Next evening, stir cream into the puree and reheat for a few minutes in a double boiler.
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 811 Calories from Fat 482
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 54 g83.3%
Saturated Fat 14.6 g72.9%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 61 mg20.3%
Sodium 447.7 mg18.7%
Total Carbohydrates 68 g22.5%
Dietary Fiber 32.3 g129.4%
Sugars 12.9 g
Protein 18 g36.5%
Vitamin A 14.2% Vitamin C 2.2%
Calcium 1.8% Iron 2%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet