Here's a new way to delight your green-bean-loving guests. The genius of this easy green bean recipe is in the dressing, which is made with savory oil that has also been used to fry shallots and garlic.

Breana Killeen
Source: EatingWell Magazine, November 2019
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Heat grapeseed (or avocado) oil, olive oil, garlic and rosemary in a large skillet over medium-low heat. Cook, swirling occasionally, until the garlic is sizzling but not browned, about 2 minutes. Remove from heat and let stand for 5 minutes. Using tongs, transfer the garlic to a small bowl, leaving the oil in the pan. Discard the rosemary.

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  • Add shallots to the pan and cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until golden brown, about 10 minutes. Remove from heat. Using tongs, transfer the shallots to a paper-towel-lined plate, leaving as much of the oil in the pan as possible. Season the shallots with 1/8 teaspoon salt.

  • Bring 1 inch of water to a boil in a large saucepan fitted with a steamer basket. Add green beans, cover and steam until tender-crisp, 5 to 7 minutes. Transfer to a large bowl.

  • Transfer the oil from the pan to a mini food processor. Add the garlic, vinegar, lemon zest, lemon juice, mustard, pepper and the remaining 1/2 teaspoon salt. Pulse until smooth.

  • Toss the green beans with the dressing. Serve topped with the shallots.

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Equipment: Steamer basket

Nutrition Facts

151 calories; protein 2.7g 5% DV; carbohydrates 13.4g 4% DV; exchange other carbs 1; dietary fiber 2.9g 12% DV; sugars 4.1g; fat 10.7g 16% DV; saturated fat 1.3g 7% DV; cholesterolmg; vitamin a iu 1115.2IU 22% DV; vitamin c 14.8mg 25% DV; folate 43.9mcg 11% DV; calcium 53.7mg 5% DV; iron 1.5mg 8% DV; magnesium 31.7mg 11% DV; potassium 330.3mg 9% DV; sodium 166.6mg 7% DV.

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