Green Beans W/Shallots & Carrots (SEMI-HOMEMADE)

7
Rose Mary Mogan

By
@cookinginillinois

I made these as a side dish when I discovered my frozen green Beans had freezer burn.

Not bad at all for canned green beans and other veggies. I was trying to create home made flavor, so I used the liquid from the cans to cook the raw veggies in, then added some pepper, butter and garlic powder and the flavor was quite tasty for a quick vegetable side dish.

I opted to cut the carrots about the same size as the green beans to make them look more uniform. It was the first time I did this but it worked out great and the beans really did have that homemade flavor that I was looking for.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
6 or more depending on portion size
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
20 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

Add to Grocery List

2 can(s)
green beans(14 1/2 oz) drained but reserve the liquid
2 medium
size potatoes peeled & cubed
2 medium
carrots, peeled & (cut into matchstick size or your choice)
2 medium
size shallots, halved & sliced thin
1/3 c
real crumbled bacon bits (optional)
1/2 tsp
each coarse black pepper & garlic powder
2-3
pats butter (or as desired)

How to Make Green Beans W/Shallots & Carrots (SEMI-HOMEMADE)

Step-by-Step

  • 1In a medium size sauce pan drain all the liquid from the canned green beans, then add in the match stick carrot pieces. Place over medium low heat, cover and cook about 5 minutes.
  • 2Add the cubed potatoes and sliced shallots, and continue to cook about 10 additional minutes, or as desired.
  • 3Then Add both cans of green beans, bacon bits, spices,& butter, stir & simmer about 5 more minutes or until heated through.
  • 4These are the ingredients I used to make this recipe. It should have been posted in the first step, but I forgot to add until I had typed everything. Sorry
  • 5Real Bacon Bits, not the imitation kind. Please note I did not use additional salt in this recipe because of the bacon bits. But as needed according to your taste buds.
  • 6Serve while still hot.

Printable Recipe Card

About Green Beans W/Shallots & Carrots (SEMI-HOMEMADE)

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




Show 8 Comments & Reviews

22 Zucchini Recipes That'll Make You A Cooking Rock Star

22 Zucchini Recipes That'll Make You a Cooking Rock Star

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Make the most out your summer cooking with delicious zucchini recipes. They'll make you a cooking rock star.

Celebrate Labor Day Weekend With A Stellar Cookout Recipe

Celebrate Labor Day Weekend With a Stellar Cookout

Kitchen Crew

Wow... did summer fly by or what? In my mind, Memorial Day was last weekend. Summer's unofficially coming to an end, but I'm not going to let the weekend go...

27 Easy Camping Recipes

27 Easy Camping Recipes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Getting ready for a weekend camping trip? Here are 27 easy, no-hassle, camping-friendly recipes that everyone will love!