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Creamy Yellow Wax Beans

Creamy Yellow Wax Beans

Serves 4 | Prep time 5 mins | Cook time 30 Mins

  • 1 lb yellow wax beans
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 3 tbsp all purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon sweet paprika powder
  • 1 clove garlic medium, minced
  • salt to taste

Rinse and remove the beans' ends and cut them into 3-4 1.5 inch long pieces. Cook the beans in 3.4-5 cups of salted water until beans are tender.

In a bowl whisk together the sour cream, the paprika powder, the minced garlic and the flour. Slowly begin to add spoonfuls of the water of the beans to the sour cream-flour mixture, stirring until smooth. When it is possible to pour, add it to the beans, stirring constantly, to avoid clumping. (You cannot add the sour cream-flour mixture directly to the hot liquid, as it will cause it to curdle. You need to temper the sour cream first.)

Bring it to a boil, it will thicken up. When it starts boiling then turn the heat off otherwise the sour cream curdles. Salt to taste. Enjoy!