500g/1lbs French beans (Haricots Vert)

40 g/ 2 Tbs unsalted butter

100 g yellow onion finely sliced (or one small onion)

3  fresh ripe tomatoes/1 cup  medium diced

2 garlic cloves minced

200 ml/1 cup vegetables stock

1 Tbs “Cote d’Azur” blend

3 g/2 Tbs fresh chopped Italian parsley leaves


Clean the French beans and cut into two or three parts (3-5 cm).

Sauté finely  sliced onion in butter until translucent (medium-high heat)

In the meantime put French beans into hot water and cook 5-8 minutes until ( Al dente), then remove from water and drain.

Add French beans into sautéed onion; add diced tomatoes, garlic and parsley. Season it with “Cote d’Azur blend” . Stir and add some vegetables stock to cover French beans.

Cook until French beans are tender about 10-12 minutes, serve warm.

Bon appetit!, “Mangez-moi”

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