Green Beans with Caramelized Shallots

Green Beans With Caramelized Shallots Recipe

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Victoria McMeekan


I got this recipe from Southern Living magazine's November 2011 issue. Made it for Thanksgiving and everyone loved it!

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2 lb
green beans, trimmed
3 Tbsp
1 Tbsp
light brown sugar
1 Tbsp
olive oil
1 lb
shallots, halved lengthwise and peeled
2 Tbsp
red wine vinegar


1Cook green beans in boiling salted water to cover 3 to 4 minutes or until crisp-tender; drain. Plunge beans into ice water to stop the cooking process; drain.
2Melt butter and brown sugar with olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat; add shallots, and saute 2 minutes. Reduce heat to medium-low, add vinegar, and saute 10 minutes or until shallots are golden brown and tender.
3Increase heat to medium-high; add green beans, and saute 5 minutes or until thoroughly heated. Season with salt and freshly ground pepper to taste.

About Green Beans with Caramelized Shallots

Course/Dish: Vegetables