Haricots Verts With Mushrooms, Currants, and Sunflower Seeds

Total Time
5 mins
5 mins

I love to try different flavor combinations when cooking. I thought the slight sweetness of the currants and shallots paired nicely with the balsamic and the salt from the seeds. Hope you like it!

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  1. Boil some salted water in a saucepan and fill a mixing bowl with ice water.
  2. Place the beans in the boiling water until they're barely cooked through but still tender, about 5 minutes.
  3. Remove the beans and submerge them into the ice water for a bit then remove them with a slotted spoon.
  4. In a medium skillet; heat the oil on medium heat then add the shallot and currants. Saute them for 2 minutes until they are soft.
  5. Add the beans, mushrooms, balsamic, and sunflower seeds. Heat through, stirring, about 3 minutes then serve!