Nigella Lawson’s green beans with pistachio pesto

Prep 10 min
Total 20 min
Makes 6 - 8 Servings

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Ingredients

7 cups
trimmed green beans, cut in half, about 700g
1 cup
packed basil leaves, chopped
3 tbsp
shelled, unsalted pistachios
3 tbsp
grated parmesan
3 tbsp
extra-virgin olive oil
1
small garlic clove, minced
1/4 tsp

Instructions

  • Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Add beans. Cook until tender-crisp, 3 to 4 min. Reserve 2 tbsp cooking water. Drain beans and set aside.
  • Combine basil, pistachios, parmesan, oil, garlic, salt and reserved cooking water in a large bowl. Using an immersion blender, blitz until well combined. Add beans. Toss until coated.

Nutrition

Calories 100
Protein 3 g
Carbohydrates 7 g
Fat 7 g
Fibre 2 g
Sodium 109 mg
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Issue: March 2013

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