Kicked Up String Beans Recipe

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Kicked up string beans

Beth Colon

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@bethcolon

This takes boring string beans to a new level and is an especially great addition to your holiday table.


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Serves:

10-12

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

30 Min

Ingredients

2 lb
string beans, trimmed
salt and pepper
4
lg. shallots
4 oz
pancetta
2 Tbsp
butter
2 Tbsp
olive oil

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Heat large saucepot with salted water to boiling. While water is coming to a boil, fill a large bowl or sink with ice water.
Once the water has come to a boil, add beans and cook for 4 minutes.
2
Drain beans and place them in ice water.
3
In the same pot or very large skillet (whichever works for you) add the olive oil and butter.
Add the pancetta to pan and cook until almost crispy.
Add the shallots and saute until tender. (the pancetta should be crispy by this time.)
4
Drain the beans and add to the shallots and pancetta along with salt and pepper to taste. Cook until the beans are heated through, stirring occasionally.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Vegetables