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Recipe: Sautéed Green Beans with Shallots & Bacon

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You will absolutely love these green beans for the holidays, and all year long.  A great side for turkey, stuffing and all the fixings.

Sautéed Green Beans with Shallots & Bacon will be the hit at your holiday table! MarlaMeridith.com #recipe #bacon #greenbeans
Yields1 Serving
Prep Time5 minsCook Time25 minsTotal Time30 mins
 8 ounces baked bacon, finely chopped
 2 lbs fresh green beans, cleaned and stems removed
 1/4 cup unsalted butter
 2 shallots (1 cup), diced
 2 tbsp sherry vinegar
 salt & pepper to taste
1

Cook the bacon with this recipe: https://marlameridith.com/recipe/perfectly-baked-bacon/ Cool, chop and set aside.

2

Blanche the green beans: Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Cook the green beans for 3 minutes.

3

While they are cooking place a colander in the sink. In large bowl make an ice bath, filled with water and ice. Drain the beans in the colander. Immediately submerge them into the ice bath. Let the beans cool, this will help set the bright green color and keep their crispiness.

4

Heat the butter in a 12 inch cast iron skillet over medium heat.

5

Add the shallots and cook them for 4 minutes, until they soften and become fragrant.

6

Add the vinegar, beans and bacon. Mix well to combine. Cook for a few minutes until the beans are hot again.

7

Place in a serving dish and serve immediately.

Ingredients

 8 ounces baked bacon, finely chopped
 2 lbs fresh green beans, cleaned and stems removed
 1/4 cup unsalted butter
 2 shallots (1 cup), diced
 2 tbsp sherry vinegar
 salt & pepper to taste

Directions

1

Cook the bacon with this recipe: https://marlameridith.com/recipe/perfectly-baked-bacon/ Cool, chop and set aside.

2

Blanche the green beans: Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Cook the green beans for 3 minutes.

3

While they are cooking place a colander in the sink. In large bowl make an ice bath, filled with water and ice. Drain the beans in the colander. Immediately submerge them into the ice bath. Let the beans cool, this will help set the bright green color and keep their crispiness.

4

Heat the butter in a 12 inch cast iron skillet over medium heat.

5

Add the shallots and cook them for 4 minutes, until they soften and become fragrant.

6

Add the vinegar, beans and bacon. Mix well to combine. Cook for a few minutes until the beans are hot again.

7

Place in a serving dish and serve immediately.

Recipe: Sautéed Green Beans with Shallots & Bacon

~ Marla Meridith

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