Green beans with sweet potato, a simple and quick recipe

Green beans with sweet potato

To eat well you don't have to spend a lot of time in the kitchen, at least not always. Are green beans with sweet potato They are proof of this. You can prepare them in just 15 minutes, and what is 15 minutes? Nothing if the flavors, as in this case, compensate us.

The trick to preparing this recipe so quickly is to use the microwave to cook the sweet potato. It is a very clean and quick way to achieve it and allows you to pay attention to the stove where you will prepare the rest of the elements of this recipe: the green beans and the onion.

Do you want green beans to become an even faster resource for those days when you don't have time for anything? Buy beans, wash them, cut them and blanch them for 2 or 3 minutes. Then cool them under cold running water, drain them well and divide them into different freezer bags depending on the quantity. Store them in the freezer and when you need them, take out a bag and put its contents in boiling water; Once they are scalded, they will cook very quickly.

The recipe

Green beans with sweet potato, a simple and quick recipe
Green beans with sweet potato are a simple and quick alternative for when you don't have time to cook.
Recipe type: Vegetables
Rations: 2
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  • 1 sweet potato
  • 400g. green beans, cleaned and cut into pieces
  • 1 large white onion
  • Sal Island
  • Pepper
  • Turmeric
  • Olive oil
  1. We peel the sweet potato and we cut it into slices no more than half a centimeter thick. We place the slices on a plate spread out, cover with plastic wrap and put in the microwave.
  2. We cook in the microwave on maximum power for about 3-4 minutes or until the sweet potato slices are tender.
  3. Meanwhile, we cook the green beans in boiling salted water until tender, about 10 minutes.
  4. And at the same time also, sauté the cut onion julienne in a frying pan with olive oil, seasoning it after the first five minutes.
  5. After 10 minutes, when the beans are tender, We drain them and place them in a bowl.
  6. Then we add the sweet potato and the onion and mix.
  7. We water with an oil mixture, turmeric, salt and pepper and we serve the green beans with sweet potato.

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