Green Beans With Caramelized Shallots

READY IN: 35mins
Recipe by jenpalombi

from Bon Appetit magazine, December 2006.

Top Review by sofie-a-toast

Yum! these were great! A really simple way to make greenbeans with lots of flavor. I didn't have any shallots so I subsituted pearl onions which were absoltely delicious. Made for the zaar chef alphabet soup tag game.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook beans in boiling salted water until tender, about 6 minutes. Drain. Transfer to bowl of ice water to cool. Drain well.
  2. Cut off and discard ends from shallots. Cut shallots lengthwise in half, then remove peel with paring knife.
  3. Melt butter with oil in heavy large skillet over medium-high heat. Add shallots and saute 1 minute.
  4. Reduce heat to medium-low; saute until shallots are browned and tender, about 20 minutes. Sprinkle with thyme. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  5. Add the green beans, mix together, and heat through. Serve.
  6. DO AHEAD Can be made 2 hours ahead. Cover loosely with foil and let stand at room temperature.

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