Green Beans, New Potatoes and Olives

Monthly Featured Ingredient/Dish Challenge at IHCC this week: Potatoes! The I ♥ Cooking Clubs members prepare recipes where any kind of potatoes are featured or included from any of our past or present IHCC chefs. I decided to make

Green Beans, New Potatoes and Olives

Green Beans, New Potatoes and Olives (1)

This was not only delicious but cheap. I paid just 1,42 Euros for potatoes, olives and green beans, the other ingredients I had on hand. It’s also great the next day for Lunch at Work.

Green Beans, New Potatoes and Olives

YIELD: 2 -3 servings

Green Beans, New Potatoes and Olives (2)

Ingredients:

  • 500 grams small new potatoes
  • Sea salt
  • black pepper, freshly ground
  • 200 grams green beans, trimmed and cut into 1 1/2-inch / 4cm lengths
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, thinly slivered
  • 50 grams black olives pitted, very coarsely chopped
  • good handful of basil, shredded
  • generous squeeze of 
lemon juice

SOURCE

978-160774472978-160774472*

modified from Ulrike Westphal inspired by:
River Cottage Veg:
200 Inspired Vegetable Recipes
978-160774472 *
ISBN: 978-160774472
also found online.

Instructions

  1. Cut the potatoes into 2 or 3 pieces each. Put them in a saucepan, 
cover with water, add salt, and bring to a boil, then lower the heat. Simmer for about 8 minutes, until tender, adding the beans for the 
last 2 or 3 minutes. Drain well and return to OPthe hot pan.
  2. Meanwhile, heat the olive oil in a small frying pan over low heat. Add the garlic and cook very gently for a couple of minutes, without letting it color. Add the chopped olives and cook for a minute more. Remove from the heat. 2
  3. Meanwhile, heat the olive oil in a small frying pan over low heat. Add the garlic and cook very gently for a couple of minutes, without letting it color. Add the chopped olives and cook for a minute more. Remove from the heat.
  4. Tip the oil, garlic, and olives into the pan with the potatoes and beans. Add the basil, a generous squeeze or two of lemon juice, and some salt and pepper. Toss together and serve warm.

total time: 30 Minuten
preparation time: 10 minutes
cooking time: 8 minutes

 
 
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more recipes with potatoes from our previous IHCC chef Nigel Slater

©Rezepte von Nigel Slater: Mashed potatoes
mashed potatoes
©Rezepte von Nigel Slater: warm new potato salad with melted cheese and waterkress (4)
Warm New Potato Salad with Melted Mountain Cheese and Watercress
Rezepte von Nigel Slater©Baked Lemon Potatoes from Nigel Slater (1)
Baked Lemon Potatoes
©Rezepte von Nigel Slater: roast potatoes Duke of York
Roast potatoes: Duke of York

Photo Credit: I ♥ Cooking Clubs
MFI Potatoes
 
 
 
For all other great Potatoes! recipes visit the I heart cooking clubs site 
 
 

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