Green Beans with Bacon and Shallots
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green beans, trimmed, cut into 2-inch pieces
bacon, thinly sliced crosswise
shallot, finely chopped (about 4 large)
How to Make Green Beans with Bacon and Shallots
1Cook beans in large pot of boiling salted water until crisp-tender, about 4 minutes.
2Drain. Rinse under cold water.
3Drain well. Pat dry with paper towels.
(Can be prepared 6 hours ahead. Wrap in paper towels; enclose in resealable plastic bag and refrigerate.)
4Cook bacon in heavy large skillet over medium heat until crisp.
5Transfer to paper towels and drain.
6Discard all but 3 tablespoons bacon fat in skillet.
7Add butter to skillet and melt over medium heat.
8Add shallots and saute until tender and golden, about 4 minutes.
9Add beans and saute until heated through, about 6 minutes.
10Add bacon to skillet and toss to blend.
11Season to taste with salt and pepper.
12Transfer to bowl and serve.
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Posted: Mon, Feb 23, 2015