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Green Beans and Bacon with Sautéed Mushrooms and Shallots

 
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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.

Yield

8

servings

Prep

6

min

Cook

8

min

Ready

16

min

 

Ingredients

2 pounds green beans
fresh, stems removed and cut into 1-inch pieces
6 ounces bacon
6 slices
1 pound mushrooms
crimini, sliced
1 medium shallots
minced
*
1 tablespoon bacon drippings
or any kind of vegetable oil, or butter
salt and black pepper
to taste
*

Directions

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.

 

* not incl. in nutrient facts

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 193g (6.8 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 17455% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 11g 16%
Saturated Fat 4g 18%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 25mg 8%
Sodium 497mg 21%
Total Carbohydrate 3g 3%
Dietary Fiber 4g 18%
Sugars g
Protein 23g
Vitamin A 16% Vitamin C 33%
Calcium 5% Iron 10%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

 

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