Green Beans with Bacon & Hazelnuts

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The toasted smoky flavors in this fast saute make it a warm addition to any winter meal.

 Green Beans with Bacon & Hazelnuts
photographer: Ken Burris
Nutritionist Tested & Approved
Ingredients
  • Total Time: 20 minutes

  • 1 teaspoon canola oil

  • 1 large shallot, minced

  • 1 pound green beans, trimmed

  • 1/2 cup water

  • 2 slices bacon, cooked and crumbled

  • 2 tablespoons chopped toasted hazelnuts, (see Tip)

  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

Directions
  1. 4 servings, 3/4 cup each

  2. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add shallot and cook, stirring, until starting to brown, 30 seconds to 1 minute. Add green beans and cook, stirring often, until seared in spots, 2 to 3 minutes. Add water; cover, reduce heat to medium and cook, stirring occasionally, about 3 minutes for tender-crisp or 6 minutes for tender. Remove from heat and stir in bacon, hazelnuts and salt.


Nutritional Facts

Servings
4
Per serving
Calories
95
Carbohydrates
10g
Fat
5g
Saturated Fat
1g
Monounsaturated Fat
3g
Protein
4g
Cholesterol
4mg
Dietary Fiber
4g
Potassium
309mg
Sodium
246mg
Added Sugars
0g
Exchanges
2 vegetable
1 fat
Carbohydrate Servings
1/2
Vitamin C (35% daily value)
Vitamin K (23% dv)
Vitamin A (15% dv).

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1 reply

Chuck Fisher
Chuck Fisher 2013-09-05 23:22:48 -0500 Report

Use extra virgin olive oil instead of canola oil. Finally chopped onions can be used instead of shallots; frozen green beans instead of fresh.