Green Beans with Bacon and Shallots

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Vicki Butts (lazyme)

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@lazyme5909

These are great. I tried these one night at dinner with 6 people, and all agreed that they could eat these beans as the whole meal and forget everything else. I used pepper bacon which added a little more pizzazz.

Rating:

★★★★★ 4 votes

Comments:
Serves:
10
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 lb
    green beans, trimmed, cut into 2-inch pieces
  • 8 slice
    bacon, thinly sliced crosswise
  • 3 Tbsp
    unsalted butter
  • 2/3 c
    shallot, finely chopped (about 4 large)

How to Make Green Beans with Bacon and Shallots

Step-by-Step

  1. Cook beans in large pot of boiling salted water until crisp-tender, about 4 minutes.
  2. Drain. Rinse under cold water.
  3. Drain well. Pat dry with paper towels.
    (Can be prepared 6 hours ahead. Wrap in paper towels; enclose in resealable plastic bag and refrigerate.)
  4. Cook bacon in heavy large skillet over medium heat until crisp.
  5. Transfer to paper towels and drain.
  6. Discard all but 3 tablespoons bacon fat in skillet.
  7. Add butter to skillet and melt over medium heat.
  8. Add shallots and saute until tender and golden, about 4 minutes.
  9. Add beans and saute until heated through, about 6 minutes.
  10. Add bacon to skillet and toss to blend.
  11. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  12. Transfer to bowl and serve.

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About Green Beans with Bacon and Shallots

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



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