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ALLOW approximately 6oz (150g) of trimmed beans per person.

3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil

North Shields smoked garlic sea salt* (or ordinary will do)

Freshly ground black pepper

Good sprinkling paprika

4-6oz (100-150g) freshly grated Parmesan cheese (Pecorino Romano or Gran Padano will work as well)

Preheat oven to 220ºC, or Gas Mark 7. Line a baking tray with foil.

Top and tail the beans, and then put them in a freezer bag.

Pour the oil into the bag, then add the salt, pepper and paprika.

Shake the bag to make sure everything is mixed and covered with oil.

Leave the mixture to marinate for 15-20 minutes (or while your oven heats up).

Pour the mixture evently on to the tray and bake for 10 minutes.

Shake the tray again to turn them, then give them another five minutes.

Remove from oven, grate cheese over the top and serve.

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