Braised Green Beans, Mushrooms and Bacon

Chacha McGrael

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@ChachaMcGrael

Very savory green beans packed with unbelievable rich flavor.


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Serves:

4 - 6

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

30 Min

Ingredients

6 slice
bacon
3 clove
garlic, minced
1 small
shallot, minced
1 pinch
crashed red pepper flakes
1/2 lb
mushrooms, sliced
salt and fresh ground black pepper
1 lb
fresh green beans, stems removed
1 c
chicken stock

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Cook bacon until crisp in a pan big enough to hold beans.
2
Remove bacon from pan, crumble and set aside.
3
Add the mushrooms to the pan, season with salt and black pepper to taste and cook in bacon drippings until they become soft, about 2 to 3 minutes.
4
Add the garlic, shallots and red pepper flakes to the pan and cook over medium heat about 3 minutes.
5
Add the beans, crumbled bacon and the chicken stock.
6
Season with salt and black pepper to taste, cover and cook over medium-low heat for about 30 minutes or until beans are very tender. (Note: If the liquid reduces too much during the cooking time, add more stock.)
7
Remove the lid and cook until almost all of the liquid is reduced.
8
Transfer to a serving bowl and serve.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Vegetables