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braised green beans, mushrooms and bacon

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Chacha McGrael
Dallas, TX

Very savory green beans packed with unbelievable rich flavor.

(1 rating)
yield 4 - 6
prep time 20 Min
cook time 30 Min

Ingredients For braised green beans, mushrooms and bacon

  • 6 slice
  • 3 clove
    garlic, minced
  • 1 sm
    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

How To Make braised green beans, mushrooms and bacon

  • 1
    Cook bacon until crisp in a pan big enough to hold beans.
  • 2
    Remove bacon from pan, crumble and set aside.
  • 3
    Add 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.
  • 4
    Add the garlic, shallots and red pepper flakes to the pan and cook over medium heat about 3 minutes.
  • 5
    Add the beans, crumbled bacon and the chicken stock.
  • 6
    Season 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.)
  • 7
    Remove the lid and cook until almost all of the liquid is reduced.
  • 8
    Transfer to a serving bowl and serve.

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