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Genoese style green beans

Genoese style green beans

Easy to prepare and good as a side dish, here is the original recipe for Genoese green beans with anchovies.

Genoese green beans are a typical product of Liguria, their original recipe is quick and easy. The result is a simple but very tasty side dish, light and suitable for a variety of dishes. Preparing them is very easy and involves the use of just a few ingredients: to make these green beans tasty , anchovies cannot be missing , which create a tasty combination. Then, again, oil, parsley and garlic.

The recipe calls for boiling the green beans and browning the anchovies; once you put everything together, you will have a very tasty mix . In short, just a few moves are enough to enrich your dishes!

Genoese style green beans
Genoese style green beans

Preparation of the recipe for Genoese green beans

  1. To begin, wash the green beans and remove the two ends . Then, boil them in a pan with plenty of boiling salted water for 10 minutes .
  2. In the meantime, wash the anchovies under running water to desalt them; then fillet them.
  3. Before cooking, chop the garlic and the parsley.
  4. Take a pan and pour in the olive oil and heat it a little over a moderate heat.
  5. Add the garlic and parsley and immediately the anchovies.
  6. Let fry for 5 minutes.
  7. When the green beans are cooked, drain them. Then, add them to the pan and season with salt and pepper.
  8. Let it flavor by frying for a few minutes , then you can turn off the stove.
  9. At this point, the green beans are ready to serve.
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Genoese green beans are an excellent side dish, fresh and tasty, which enriches any dish with flavour. You can keep them for 3-4 days in the fridge.

Another good and easy idea to prepare for a tasty side dish are artichokes pizzaiola style !

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