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  • 2 pounds - green beans, trimmed
  • 2 tablespoons - olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons - butter
  • 1/4 cups - thinly sliced shallots (2 medium)
  • 12 ounces - fresh shiitake mushrooms, stemmed and halved
  • 2 teaspoons - finely shredded lemon peel
  • 3 tablespoons - lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons - fresh thyme leaves
  • - coarse sea salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • Directions:

    In a large pot, cook green beans in enough lightly salted boiling water to cover for 8 to 10 minutes or until crisp-tender; drain. Transfer to large bowl of ice water to stop the cooking process.

    Meanwhile, in an extra-large skillet, heat oil and butter over medium heat. Add shallots, cooking until just tender, and stirring frequently. Add mushrooms; cook for 6 to 8 minutes or until tender, stirring frequently.

    Add green beans to skillet; cook for 5 to 8 minutes or until heated through, tossing occasionally. Add lemon peel, lemon juice and thyme; toss to combine.

    Season with salt and pepper, and serve.

    Brief Description

    Blanched green beans tossed and cooked with shallots and mushrooms for a yummy side dish.

    Main Ingredient:

    green beans

    Category:  Vegetables

    Cuisine:  Southern

    Prep Time: 20 min
    Cook Time: 25 min


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    Posted On:

    November 1, 2019

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