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Loubieh Bizeit + Kizbarh - Lebanese String Beans + Cilantro

Loubieh Bizeit + Kizbarh - Lebanese String Beans + Cilantro created by Mayas Mama

Here is a lovely recipe for Italian string beans (or French beans) cooked in a garlic & coriander / cilantro sauce. This makes a delcious side dish for fish or chicken or you can eat it as part of a mezze. Traditionaly this is served at room temperature but you could eat it hot if you like.

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25mins
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ingredients

  • 1 lb fresh string bean (top & tailed & de-strung)
  • 1 cup white onion, finely chopped (or grated)
  • 12 cup cilantro, finely chopped
  • 1 -2 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 13 teaspoon salt (to taste)
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

directions

  • Saute the onions until they are a very pale golden colour.
  • Add the beans, cilantro, garlic & the salt. Stir, then cook on a medium heat for 5 minutes.
  • Reduce the heat & cook on a low simmer for 15 minutes.
  • Serve at room temperature.
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"Here is a lovely recipe for Italian string beans (or French beans) cooked in a garlic & coriander / cilantro sauce. This makes a delcious side dish for fish or chicken or you can eat it as part of a mezze. Traditionaly this is served at room temperature but you could eat it hot if you like."
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  1. Chef Jules 4
    These were good. The green beans were a little undercooked and crunchy, so maybe it would help to blanche them first before sauteeing them in the pan. Thanks Maya's Mama!
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  2. Mayas Mama
    Loubieh Bizeit + Kizbarh - Lebanese String Beans + Cilantro Created by Mayas Mama
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  3. Mayas Mama
    This was okay... I do plan on re-making it coz i know i didn't make it right. I've had loubieh bizeit before but i've never made it before. and i know it wasn't suppose to tast like that and i'm pretty sure you aren't ment to burn it. I will re make and re rate.
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  4. Um Safia
    Here is a lovely recipe for Italian string beans (or French beans) cooked in a garlic & coriander / cilantro sauce. This makes a delcious side dish for fish or chicken or you can eat it as part of a mezze. Traditionaly this is served at room temperature but you could eat it hot if you like.
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