French Beans With Sour Cream and Paprika

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by kiwidutch

Posted for RecipeZaar World Tour 2006. ZWT REGION: France.

Top Review by Shuzbud

I loved the combination of the paprika and sour cream in this dish. I used Weight Watchers creme fraiche as it's low in points and the two worked really well together. I'd probably use more paprika next time but that's personal taste! A really lovely way to vary green beans- thanks!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cut the " tops" and "tails" off the beans and cut them into 2.5 cm ( 1 inch) lengths.
  2. Melt the butter in the pan and saute the onion gently for several minutes until soft and golden but not brown.
  3. Add half of the paprika, the beans, stock, salt and pepper, bring to the boil and cook for 10 minutes until the beans are tender.
  4. Take the pan off the heat and stir in the sour cream, return pan to the heat and reheat without boiling.
  5. Transfer to a serving dish and and dust the top with the remaining paprika.

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