Green Beans with Shallot Butter

Friday, December 18, 2009
Mom made this dish every Thanksgiving.


1/2 c butter
1 T olive oil
2/3 c thinly sliced shallots
1/2 t each salt and pepper
3 lb green beans
1/3 c fresh parsley, chopped


Melt 1/4 c butter with oil in small skillet. Add shallots and cook 7-9 minutes over low heat, stirring occasionally, until very tender. Stir in remaining butter, salt, and pepper. Remove from heat.
Cook beans uncovered in large pot of water 5-7 minutes or till crisp-tender. Drain well. Add shallot butter and parsley. Toss to mix and coat.

Serves 15.


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