Looking for a fresh way to serve green beans? Polonaise refers to a dish garnished with breadcrumbs and hard-boiled eggs. Often, it is used to dress up vegetable dishes like broccoli and cauliflower. Here, the polonaise treatment transforms fresh green beans into a holiday-worthy side dish. Made with green beans, garlic, lemon zest and Parmesan cheese, this tasty twist on the traditional green bean casserole is sure to become a new family favorite.
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- In large saucepan of boiling salted water, cook beans until tender, 4 to 5 minutes. Drain well.
- Meanwhile, peel eggs and halve. Separate egg whites and yolks. Press yolks through sieve and coarsely chop whites.
- Preheat broiler.
- In food processor, pulse garlic until finely chopped. Add bread, lemon zest and salt, and pulse until fine crumbs form. Add Parmesan and oil, and pulse until crumbs are evenly moistened.
- Place beans in broiler-proof pan in single layer. Scatter yolks over beans. Sprinkle breadcrumb mixture on top. Broil 1 to 2 minutes, until crumbs are crisp and lightly browned. Scatter chopped egg whites on top and serve.