French Beans Maitre D’hotel

French Beans Maitre D'hotel

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Servings: 4
Calories: 106


  • 1 3/4 lb French beans
  • 18 floz bechamel sauce
  • 1 1/2 oz grated Gruyere cheese
  • 1 tsp chopped fresh mint leaves
  • 2 tbsp chopped parsley
  • salt

serve with:

  • hot vegetable moulds omelettes, grilled fish or meat


  • Heat plenty of lightly salted water in a large saucepan.
  • Trim and rinse the beans and add to the boiling salted water to cook, uncovered, until they are tender but still crisp.
  • While the beans are cooking, make a bechamel sauce of pouring consistency; take off the heat and stir in the cheese. Drain the beans; spread out in a wide, shallow flameproof dish, pour the cheese sauce all over them, heat to a gentle boil and serve, sprinkled with the mint and parsley.
Calories: 106 kcal
Carbohydrates: 14 g
Protein: 7 g
Fat: 4g
Saturated Fat: 2 g
Cholesterol: 12 mg
Sodium: 49 mg
Potassium: 439 mg
Fiber: 5 g
Sugar: 7 g
Vitamin A: 1640 IU
Vitamin C: 27 mg
Calcium: 184 mg
Iron: 2 mg
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