Green Beans with Shallots Recipe

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: about 1/2 cup
    • Calories: 75
    • Fat: 5g
    • Saturated Fat: 1g
    • Cholesterol: 0
    • Sodium: 56mg
    • Carbohydrates: 8g
    • Fiber: 4g
    • Protein: 2g

* Nutritional information is based on ingredients listed and serving size; any additions or substitutions to ingredients may alter the recipe's nutritional content

Green Beans with Shallots Recipe

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These crispy green beans and roasted shallots are the perfect trimmings for your turkey. Try this easy Thanksgiving side dish with meat or poultry any time of the year.


    • 2 Tbsp olive oil
    • 4 small shallots, sliced thin
    • 2 lb green beans, trimmed
    • 1 Tbsp margarine
    • 1/8 tsp salt
    • Black pepper to taste


    • Preheat the broiler on high.
    • In a large skillet, heat 1 tablespoon of the oil over medium-high heat. Add the shallots. Sauté the shallots for 4 minutes, or until softened. Transfer shallots to a baking pan and arrange in a single layer. Broil for 5 to 7 minutes, or until browned. Set aside.
    • In a large saucepan, blanch the green beans in simmering water for 30 seconds to 1 minute, or until slightly tender. Drain in a colander.
    • In the large skillet, heat margarine and remaining 1 tablespoon of oil over medium heat. Add the green beans. Cook for about 5 minutes, stirring frequently, or until beans are heated through. Season with the salt and pepper to taste. Transfer to a serving bowl and top with shallots. Serve warm.
Yield: 8 servings

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Review Date: February 26, 2013
Reviewed By: Christina D. Wright, RD, LDN, Nutrition Editor, Baldwin Publishing, Inc.
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