Green Beans and Bacon with Sauteed Mushrooms and Shallots (#1395)

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Ready
8
14
Minutes
Prep
Cook
6
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8
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Ingredients

  • 2 pounds Green Beans fresh, stems removed and cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 6 oz Bacon 6 slices
  • 1 pound Mushrooms crimini, sliced
  • 1 medium Shallots minced
  • 1 Tbsp Bacon Drippings or any kind of vegetable oil, or butter
  • 1 Salt And Black Pepper to taste

Directions

  1. Add to boiling water with a teaspoon of salt.
  2. Blanch the beans for about 4 minutes until tender-crisp.
  3. Drain beans and add into an ice water right away to stop cooking any further.
  4. Let cool completely and drain again.
  5. Cook bacon until crispy. Reserve 1 tablespoon of bacon drippings if desired.
  6. Chop bacon into small pieces.
  7. Heat a large nonstick skillet over high heat, add 1 tablespoon of bacon drippings, or vegetable oil, or butter.
  8. Stir in the mushrooms and shallots.
  9. Sauté until mushrooms are golden brown, about 5 minutes.
  10. Stir in green beans and bacon bits and stir until mix well.
  11. Cook until heated through.
  12. Season with salt and freshly ground black to taste.
  13. Serve warm along with any main course.
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