Green Beans with Bacon Balsamic Vinaigrette




This is a quick and easy recipe that can use up some of your “pantry” items. If you don’t have fresh green beans, for example, canned ones are an easy substitute. Just warm the canned green beans since they are already cooked.
  • 2 lbs. green beans
  • 2 bacon slices
  • 1/4 cup minced shallots or green onions 
  • 3 tablespoons coarsely chopped almonds or walnuts
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
  • Measuring cups
  • Measuring spoons
  • Large saucepan
  • Colander
  • Large skillet with lid
1.  Place green beans into a saucepan and cover with water; bring to a boil.  Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer until beans start to soften, about 3-5 minutes.  Drain and rinse under cold water. Set aside.
2.  In skillet cook bacon over medium high heat until crisp.  Remove bacon.  Saute onions in bacon grease until soft for a minute…

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By htkc

htkc is loving retirement, but she still enjoys wandering around in the land of 'what if '.

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