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Beans with Mushrooms and Bacon

  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 20 min
  • Servings 8

Bacon and mushrooms dress up fresh green beans in this easy recipe - a perfect side dish for a Thanksgiving meal. MORE + LESS -

Ingredients

2
lb fresh green beans, trimmed
8
slices bacon
3
cups sliced fresh shiitake mushrooms (about 7 oz)
1/4
cup chopped shallots
1/8
to 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
1/2
teaspoon freshly ground pepper
1/4
teaspoon salt

Steps

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  • 1
    In large saucepan, heat 8 cups (2 quarts) water to boiling. Add green beans; cover and cook 2 minutes. Remove beans from cooking liquid and immediately plunge into ice water until cold. Drain; set aside.
  • 2
    In 12-inch nonstick skillet, cook bacon over medium-high heat, turning occasionally, until crisp; drain on paper towels. Crumble bacon; set aside. Reserve 1 to 2 tablespoons bacon drippings in skillet.
  • 3
    Add mushrooms and shallots to drippings; cook over medium-high heat 5 minutes, stirring frequently, until shallots are tender. Add green beans and pepper flakes; cook 1 to 2 minutes or until thoroughly heated. Stir in crumbled bacon, pepper and salt.

Expert Tips

  • If you like, substitute sugar snap peas for green beans.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
70
% Daily Value
Total Fat
1 1/2g
0%
Saturated Fat
1/2g
0%
Sodium
170mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
10g
0%
Dietary Fiber
4g
0%
Protein
5g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Vegetable; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
0
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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