The preparation of haricots verts is simple; just wash steam them and top with sea salt or chill the cooked beans and toss them in a salad. You don't need a recipe to deliver an impressive side dish when you use one of these simple ingredient combinations:
For a tasty dish, steam the beans and season with minced shallot, mustard, and vinegar vinaigrette. Add olive oil. Serve warm or cold.
Unwashed and whole french beans must be gently packed in a paper pouch and stored in the refrigerator. Wash them thoroughly before use.