- 500g runner beans, trimmed and sliced
- 2 tbsp olive oil
- 2 garlic cloves, thinly sliced
- 2 shallots, thinly sliced into rings
- 2 tbsp sherry vinegar
- small bunch chives, chopped
TipPreparing runner beans
Runner beans are often overlooked because they have a reputation for being stringy. If you choose them as fresh as possible, and lightly shave the sides with a potato peeler to get rid of the tough string that runs down the outside edge, they’ll be as tender as any other green bean.