Brown-Sugar-Glazed Green Beans

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25 mins

This recipe features smoky bacon, oniony shallots and a touch of brown sugar.

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  1. Bring large pot of salted water to boil.
  2. Add beans, cook just until tender but still bright green, 5 minutes.
  3. Drain well.
  4. Meanwhile, in large skillet over medium-high heat, cook bacon until lightly browned, 5 minutes.
  5. Add shallots and thyme; cook until shallots are tender and bacon is crisp, 3 minutes.
  6. Stir in sugar; cook until golden, 2 minutes.
  7. Add beans; toss well.
  8. Stir in vinegar, scraping up browned bits from bottom of pan.
  9. Stir in salt and pepper.