Fresh Cranberry Beans with Lemon & Olive Oil

A lovely supper side, these beautiful beans are also tossed with fresh herbs.

Ingredients:
1½ pounds fresh cranberry beans in pod
2 tablespoons salt
¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil
1-2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice, to taste
2 tablespoons combined chopped basil and parsley
Fresh ground pepper, to taste

Method:
1. Shell beans. In a large saucepan of boiling water, cook beans with salt until tender and no longer mealy, 10 to 20 minutes. Drain beans and transfer to a bowl.

2. While beans are still warm, toss with remaining ingredients and season with salt. Serve salad warm or at room temperature.

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