Saturday, January 15, 2011

Green Beans with Caramelized Shallots

Green Beans with Caramelized Shallots

1 large shallot, sliced
2 T unsalted butter
Kosher salt
1 lb green beans
Melt 1T butter in skillet over low heat. Add shallots and sprinkle with kosher salt.
Cook over low heat for about 20 min., stirring occasionally until shallots caramelize.
Set aside skillet.

Wash and trim ends of green beans and blanch in boiling, salted water for 3 min.
Shock the beans in a large bowl of ice water to stop the cooking process and drain on paper towels.
Reheat skillet with shallots, add 1T butter and precooked beans. Add salt and pepper to taste - saute until heated through, about 2-3 min.


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