Poland Polish Cookery

French Beans with Dill

Another excellent continental side dish from Polish Cookery. These french beans are simmered in grated onion and then seasoned with dill and lemon juice for a simple and yet very effective flavourful companion.


1 lb french beans
1 onion, grated
1 tbsp butter
2 tbsp dill, chopped
Dash of ground nutmeg
Juice of 1/2 a lemon


  1. Steam french beans until tender (5-10 minutes).
  2. Brown the grated onion in butter. Then add beans, nutmeg, dill, lemon juice, and salt and pepper.
  3. Cover and simmer for 10 minutes.