Cheesy green bean bake

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CHEESY GREEN BEAN BAKE
CHEESY GREEN BEAN BAKE
Prep Time: 10 min
Servings: 6
Cooking Time: 20 mins
Ingredients
  • 15ml - olive oil
  • 500g - green beans, trimmed
  • - salt and freshly ground pepper
  • CHEESE SAUCE -
  • 250ml - plain double-cream yoghurt
  • 250ml - grated cheddar cheese
  • 5ml - Dijon mustard (optional)
  • 4cloves - garlic, finely chopped
  • TO FINISH -
  • 60ml - grated hard Italian cheese such as pecorino or mature cheddar cheese
Method

Preheat the oven to 200°C.

1 Grease a baking sheet with oil. Arrange the green beans in a single layer on the baking sheet and season with salt and pepper.

2 CHEESE SAUCE Mix all the ingredients well and spoon over the green beans.

3 TO FINISH Sprinkle the cheese over and bake for 15-20 minutes or until the beans are done and the cheese has melted. Sprinkle the herbs over (if using) and serve immediately. 

Try these variations.

CHILLI & CORIANDER Omit the mustard and add 2 chopped chillies and 60ml (¼c) chopped fresh coriander to the cheese sauce.

MASALA ONION Mix 1 finely chopped onion and 15ml (1T) roasted masala into the cheese sauce.

TUNA MELT For a meal, add 1 can (180g) drained tuna and 15ml (1T) chopped chives to the sauce.

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