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Print French beans and leeks with garlic and almonds

A healthy vegetarian dish for spring or early summer. This is quick to throw together and has a nice diversity of taste and texture. It makes a very good accompaniment to lamb cutlets or halloumi.

Ingredients

  • 1 medium leek
  • 450g French beans
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 100g flaked almonds (optional)
  • 2 tbsp dark soy sauce

Method

  1. Slice and thoroughly wash the leek. Trim and halve the beans. Cook in boiling water or steam for 10 minutes. Drain and pile into a warm serving dish.
  2. Gently heat the oil with the crushed garlic until it is just turning golden, quickly toss in the almonds, soy sauce and vegetables. Stir for a few minutes until lightly browned. Serve immediately.
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