Green Beans With Caramelized Shallots

READY IN: 20mins
Recipe by PaulaG

This is a Weight Watchers recipe that I printed off. It sounds nice like a healthy side dish. The recipe calls for fresh green beans but I don't see why it wouldn't work with a good quality of frozen.

Top Review by dicentra

Yummy and easy! A nice way to dress up plain old green beans. We had this with our Xmas Eve dinner (prime rib and twice baked potatoes) Thanks!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Rinse the green beans and steam over boiling water until crisp tender, about 5 minutes.
  2. These can also be placed in a microwave safe dish and microwaved 4 to 5 minutes or again until crisp tender.
  3. Over medium heat, melt butter in a nonstick skillet; add shallots.
  4. Cook stirring often until golden brown, approximately 5 minutes (if needed add a touch of water to prevent burning).
  5. Add the green beans and toss until hot; season with salt and pepper sprinkle with lemon zest and serve.

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