sea salted green beans

Green beans could use a bit more awareness. For the fact that freshly harvested green beans. Are so good to eat. When sprinkled with sea salt. This is a recipe on how to parboil and season green beans. Parboiling is a turbo technique to get vegetables or meat cooked. Fast and efficient

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Store salted green beans in a container with lid

to serve with

platter of cold cheese or meat
as a side dish
as a snack, next to bowl of smoked almonds


  1. 400 gr. of green beans (the fresher, the better)
  2. 1 tsp. of sea salt


  • a Knife
  • a fork
  • a Cutting Board
  • a pan
  • a Sieve or Colander
  1. wash & sieve beans
  2. remove the very ends of all beans with knife


  1. turn on the heat
  2. fill pan with 2/3 of water
  3. bring water to boil
  4. add clean and cut beans
  5. what until water is boiling again
  6. turn down heat
  7. let the beans simmer for 10 min.
  8. In case you sense the beans are not super fresh, pick a bean with fork
  9. cut bean in half
  10. try and taste
  11. when it’s bite is crunchy but cooked
  12. remove pan from the heat
  13. sieve with beans with sieve or colander
  14. give your sieve or colander a few good shakes
  15. to guarantee most of the cooked water left the insides of the beans
  16. sprinkle beans with sea salt
  17. give colander or sieve another rounds of shakes 
  18. so all beans get some sea salted sprinkle
  19. serve lukewarm 
  20. bon appétit
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