Braised Green Beans, Mushrooms and Bacon

Chacha McGrael


Very savory green beans packed with unbelievable rich flavor.

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4 - 6
20 Min
30 Min


6 slice
3 clove
garlic, minced
1 small
shallot, minced
1 pinch
crashed red pepper flakes
1/2 lb
mushrooms, sliced
salt and fresh ground black pepper
1 lb
fresh green beans, stems removed
1 c
chicken stock


1Cook bacon until crisp in a pan big enough to hold beans.
2Remove bacon from pan, crumble and set aside.
3Add the mushrooms to the pan, season with salt and black pepper to taste and cook in bacon drippings until they become soft, about 2 to 3 minutes.
4Add the garlic, shallots and red pepper flakes to the pan and cook over medium heat about 3 minutes.
5Add the beans, crumbled bacon and the chicken stock.
6Season with salt and black pepper to taste, cover and cook over medium-low heat for about 30 minutes or until beans are very tender. (Note: If the liquid reduces too much during the cooking time, add more stock.)
7Remove the lid and cook until almost all of the liquid is reduced.
8Transfer to a serving bowl and serve.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Vegetables