Green Beans with Bacon-Balsamic Vinaigrette

Published in Recipes, Salads & Vegetables Author: CentraCare

Recipe from MyRecipes

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds green beans
  • 2 bacon slices
  • 1/4 cup minced shallots
  • 3 tablespoons coarsely chopped almonds
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup white balsamic vinegar

Preparation

Cook green beans in boiling water for 2 minutes. Drain and rinse under cold water. Drain well; set aside.

Cook bacon in a small skillet over medium-high heat until crisp. Remove bacon from skillet. Crumble; set aside. Add shallots to bacon fat in skillet; sauté 1 minute. Add almonds; sauté 1 minute. Remove and let cool. Add sugar and vinegar; stir until sugar dissolves. Add crumbled bacon.

Pour vinaigrette over beans, tossing gently to coat.

Yield: 8 servings (serving size: 3/4 cup)

Nutrition Information Per Serving
CaloriesFatSat. FatTrans FatSodiumCarb.FiberProtein
Green Beans with Bacon-Balsamic Vinaigrette752.6 g..5 g.0 g.50 mg.11.8 g.2.8 g.3.4 g.