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(Green Bean Purée)
Among the most popular vegetables in
Georgia are green beans or lobio, which are prepared in
many different ways---with butter and eggs, with nuts, with tomatoes,
and with plum sauce.
Serves 4 to 6
Trim the beans and cook them in boiling
water until they are very soft. Drain.
1 pound of green beans
1/2 cup of shelled walnuts
3 garlic cloves, peeled
1/2 cup of chopped cilantro
1/2 cup of chopped parsley
1 tablespoon of chopped fresh dill
1 tablespoon of red wine vinegar
Grind the walnuts in a food processor.
Briefly process them with garlic and herbs. Add beans and process to
make a purée. Stir in the vinegar and cool to room temperature