Green Beans with Sauteed Shallots and Mushrooms

Now that fresh green beans seem to be available to
us year-round, this flavorful and colorful side dish can be served with any main dish, anytime of the year.

  • 3 pounds green beans, trimmed
  • 4 tablespoons (1/2 stick) butter
  • 1/4 cup peeled and finely chopped shallots
  • 1/2 pound mushrooms, sliced
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground black pepper

Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Add the beans and simmer for 2 minutes. Drain. Melt the butter in a large sauté pan. Add the shallots and sauté for 3 minutes more.

Yields: 6 servings
Preparation time: 20 minutes

From: The Loaves and Fishes Cookbooks


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