Green Beans with bacon and mushrooms

Lynnda Cloutier

By
@eatygourmet

Buy firm crisp and evenly colored green beans. Snap one in half. It's fresh if moisture forms at the break. Mom taught me that little trick. source unknown

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
4
Prep:
1 Hr
Cook:
1 Hr
Method:
Pan Fry

Ingredients

1 lb. fresh green beans
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4 strips thick sliced bacon, diced
8 oz button mushrooms, quartered
1/4 cup minced shallots
1/4 cup white wine vinegar
salt and pepper to taste

Step-By-Step

1Blanch green beans in pot of boiling salted water til tender, about 4 minutes; drain. Cook bacon in skillet over medium heat til crisp. transfer bacon paper towel lined plate and drain all but 2 Tbsp. drippings from skillet.
2Add mushrooms and shallots to skillet and cook over medium heat til mushrooms are browned and shallots are softened, 8 to 10 minutes. Deglaze skillet with vinegar, scraping up any browned bits. Reduce vinegar e=til evaporated, then add reserved beans to skillet and toss to mix. top beans with bacon and season with salt and pepper.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Vegetables
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American