Green Beans and Mushrooms Braised in Cream

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 20 mins

Good and easy, from Cook's magazine.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat butter and oil over medium-high heat in large saute pan. Add shallots; saute until golden brown and crisp, about 7 minutes. Transfer with slotted spoon to paper towel-lined plate; set aside.
  2. In same pan, bring mushrooms, green beans, cream, lemon juice, and thyme to strong simmer; season to taste with salt and pepper. Reduce heat to low; cover and simmer, stirring occasionally, until beans are tender but still offer some resistance to the bite, 15-20 minutes.
  3. Remove cover; simmer briskly to thicken cream if necessary. Adjust seasonings and transfer beans to large serving bowl. Garnish with fried shallots and serve immediately.
Most Helpful

this dish made me queen of the kitchen tonight. Served with grilled steak, and baked winter squash.

lilquiz September 18, 2010

This was fantastic! Served as a side to a mushroom chicken dish. We used a combination of wild mushrooms and thought it turned out delicious. We did have to cook the beans longer than 20 minutes, otherwise we did not change a thing. Thanks for this keeper!

Dr. Jenny May 22, 2008

I didn't change a thing. Maybe it cooked more than 20 minutes. It's delicious. Everybody liked it :) Thanks Lazyme :) Made for went to the market tag.

Boomette October 22, 2007