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Green Beans with Glazed Shallots in Lemon-Dill Butter

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  • 15 min prep time
  • 15 min total time
  • 7 ingredients
  • 6 servings
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In 15 minutes, you can cook fresh green beans and coat them with a citrus butter sauce. A super side dish!

Ingredients

1
lb fresh green beans, trimmed
2
tablespoons butter
2
shallots, finely chopped
1/2
teaspoon sugar
1
teaspoon lemon juice
1
tablespoon chopped fresh dill weed
1/4
teaspoon salt

Steps

  • 1 In 4-quart Dutch oven, heat 1 to 2 inches water to boiling. Add beans; boil uncovered 8 to 10 minutes or until crisp-tender. Drain; return to Dutch oven.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in 10-inch skillet, melt butter over medium heat. Add shallots; cook 2 to 3 minutes, stirring occasionally, until crisp-tender. Stir in sugar. Cook 2 to 3 minutes longer, stirring occasionally, until shallots are glazed and brown. Stir in lemon juice, dill weed and salt.
  • 3 Add shallot mixture to green beans; toss to coat.
  • 1 In 4-quart Dutch oven, heat 1 to 2 inches water to boiling. Add beans; boil uncovered 8 to 10 minutes or until crisp-tender. Drain; return to Dutch oven.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in 10-inch skillet, melt butter over medium heat. Add shallots; cook 2 to 3 minutes, stirring occasionally, until crisp-tender. Stir in sugar. Cook 2 to 3 minutes longer, stirring occasionally, until shallots are glazed and brown. Stir in lemon juice, dill weed and salt.
  • 3 Add shallot mixture to green beans; toss to coat.

Expert Tips

Shallots look like mini onions and taste like a mild mix of garlic and onion. You can usually find them near the onions in the produce section of the supermarket.

You can substitute 1/4 cup finely chopped onion for the shallots.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
60
Calories from Fat
35
% Daily Value
Total Fat
4g
6%
Saturated Fat
2 1/2g
12%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
Cholesterol
10mg
3%
Sodium
130mg
5%
Total Carbohydrate
5g
2%
Dietary Fiber
2g
9%
Sugars
2g
2%
Protein
1g
1%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%
10%
Vitamin C
10%
10%
Calcium
2%
2%
Iron
4%
4%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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