Green Beans and Bacon with Sautéed Mushrooms and Shallots
This quick and easy recipe is so delicious, make sure do not over cook the green beans, we like the tender-crisp texture; bacon bits add some nice crunchiness and yummy bites. Sauteed mushrooms and shallots give the meaty texture and refreshing taste. You will be satisfied with every single bite.
Add to boiling water with a teaspoon of salt.
Blanch the beans for about 4 minutes until tender-crisp.
Drain beans and plunge into an ice water right away to stop cooking any further.
Let cool completely and drain again.
Cook bacon until crispy. Reserve 1 tablespoon of bacon drippings if desired.
Chop bacon into small pieces.
Heat a large nonstick skillet over high heat, add 1 tablespoon of bacon drippings, or vegetable oil, or butter.
Stir in the mushrooms and shallots.
Sauté until mushrooms are golden brown, about 5 minutes.
Stir in green beans and bacon bits and stir until mix well.
Cook until heated through.
Season with salt and freshly ground black to taste.
Serve warm along with any main course.