French beans with egg and lemon sauce

ED Summer Cooking page 545 – sounds very Greek. 450gms so maybe around half quantities to use for family.

Ingredients

  1. 450gms french beans
  2. two eggs
  3. one lemon
  4. tablespoon grated parmesan cheese
  5. olive oil

Method

Cook the beans in boiling salted water; drain and reserve a cupful of the water for the sauce; keep the beans hot.

Have ready the eggs whisked to a froth with the lemon juice, a tablespoon of olive oil and the cheese. Add a little of the water from the beans and heat over a low flame, whisking all the time until it has thickened a little (which will take a minute or two). Pour over the beans and serve at once.

Any salt? Or does that come from boiling the beans in any case?

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s