Nigella Lawson's green beans with pistachio pesto

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PREP TIME

10 min

TOTAL TIME

20 min

Makes

6 - 8 Servings

Nigella Lawson's green beans with pistachio pesto


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 salt

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 (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 100,
  • Protein
  • 3 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 7 g,
  • Fat
  • 7 g,
  • Fibre
  • 2 g,
  • Sodium
  • 109 mg.