Asparagus & green beans with chilli & cashews
Prep 15 mins | Cook 5 mins | Serves 4 as a side dish
2 bunches thick asparagus, halved lengthways
250g green beans, trimmed
2 tbs olive oil
2 garlic cloves, crushed
½ tsp dried chilli flakes
⅓ cup roasted cashews, roughly chopped
Lemon wedges, to serve
Step 1 Bring a large frying pan of water to the boil over high heat. Add beans and cook for 2 minutes then add asparagus and cook for a further minute. Drain and refresh in cold water. Set aside.
Step 2 Wipe the pan dry. Heat oil in the pan over medium-high heat. Add garlic and chilli and cook for 1 minute. Toss through asparagus, beans and cashews until hot. Season with salt and pepper to taste and serve.
Good for you ... Asparagus
One of the best sources of natural folate. This B complex vitamin is important throughout life for normal function of the immune system. A source of vitamin C which contributes to protecting body cells from damage from free radicals.