Colatura Green Beans Hazelnuts

Colatura Roasted Green Beans w/ Hazelnuts

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Colatura Roasted Green Beans with Hazelnuts

Makes 4-6 Servings

Blanched, then broiled, these green beans get extra umami from colatura, a special Italian fish sauce that’s much less intense than the Southeast Asian varieties.

Colatura Roasted Green Beans w/ Hazelnuts
INGREDIENTS
  • 2lbs Green Beans
  • Juice of ½ Orange
  • Two 4” strips of Orange Zest
  • 2 tbsp Colatura Fish Sauce
  • Black Pepper
  • ¾ cup toasted, chopped Hazelnuts
  • ¼ cup Olive Oil

DIRECTIONS

1

Trim one end off each green bean.  Cut the orange zest into very thin strips (julienne).
2

Blanch the green beans in boiling water for one minute, then shock them in an ice water bath.
3

Preheat your oven’s broiler.
4

Remove the green beans from the ice water.  Toss them with the orange juice, orange zest, colatura, olive oil and black pepper to taste.
5

Spread the beans out on a baking sheet in a single layer.
6

Broil the green beans on the top rack of the oven until they blister and turn brown in spots (about five minutes)
7

Taste the beans and add additional salt or pepper as needed.  Serve sprinkled with the hazelnuts.

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