Saturday, August 07, 2010

Best Green Beans Ever!

Last night I dressed up my green beans. So easy and sooooo tasty. So I just had to share. They're in season so go get yourself some!

Best Green Beans Ever
Serves 2

  • 1/2 lb green beans, trimmed
  • 2 slices bacon, diced
  • 1 shallot, diced
  • 1 tbsp red wine vinegar
  • 1/2 tbsp dijon mustard
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice

  1. Heat a pot of water on the stove until boiling, add green beans and cook 2-3 minutes until bright green. Immediately remove from heat, drain and rinse with cold water. Set aside
  2. Put the diced bacon in a skillet and heat over medium heat
  3. Cook the bacon until crispy.
  4. Remove the bacon from the pan and drain on a paper towel
  5. Remove all but 1 tbsp of the bacon fat from the pan
  6. Add the shallots and saute until golden.
  7. Add the green beans, red wine vinegar, mustard and lemon juice.
  8. Heat through
  9. Toss back in bacon bits.

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