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green beans with bacon and mushrooms

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Lynnda Cloutier
Mission Viejo, CA

Buy firm crisp and evenly colored green beans. Snap one in half. It's fresh if moisture forms at the break. Mom taught me that little trick. source unknown

(1 rating)
yield 4 serving(s)
prep time 1 Hr
cook time 1 Hr
method Pan Fry

Ingredients For green beans with bacon and mushrooms

  • 1 lb. fresh green beans
  • `
    4 strips thick sliced bacon, diced
  • 8 oz button mushrooms, quartered
  • 1/4 cup minced shallots
  • 1/4 cup white wine vinegar
  • salt and pepper to taste

How To Make green beans with bacon and mushrooms

  • 1
    Blanch green beans in pot of boiling salted water til tender, about 4 minutes; drain. Cook bacon in skillet over medium heat til crisp. transfer bacon paper towel lined plate and drain all but 2 Tbsp. drippings from skillet.
  • 2
    Add mushrooms and shallots to skillet and cook over medium heat til mushrooms are browned and shallots are softened, 8 to 10 minutes. Deglaze skillet with vinegar, scraping up any browned bits. Reduce vinegar e=til evaporated, then add reserved beans to skillet and toss to mix. top beans with bacon and season with salt and pepper.

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