Green Beans With Bacon and Shallots

Recipe by lazyme
READY IN: 20mins
SERVES: 10
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 2 12
    lbs green beans, trimmed, cut into 2-inch pieces
  • 8
    slices bacon, thinly sliced crosswise
  • 3
    tablespoons butter
  • 23
    cup shallot, finely chopped (about 4 large)
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DIRECTIONS

  • Cook beans in large pot of boiling salted water until crisp-tender, about 4 minutes. Drain. Rinse under cold water. Drain well. Pat dry with paper towels. (Can be prepared 6 hours ahead. Wrap in paper towels; enclose in resealable plastic bag and refrigerate.)
  • Cook bacon in heavy large skillet over medium heat until crisp. Transfer to paper towels and drain. Discard all but 3 tablespoons bacon fat in skillet. Add butter to skillet and melt over medium heat. Add shallots and sauté until tender and golden, about 4 minutes. Add beans and sauté until heated through, about 6 minutes. Add bacon to skillet and toss to blend. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Transfer to bowl and serve.
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