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Green Beans With Bacon Balsamic Vinaigrette

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  Green beans 2 Pound
  Bacon slices 2
  Minced shallots 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Coarsely chopped almonds 3 Tablespoon
  Brown sugar 2 Tablespoon
  White balsamic vinegar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)

Cook green beans in boiling water for 2 minutes.
Drain and rinse under cold water.
Drain green beans well, and set aside.
Cook bacon in a small skillet over medium-high heat until crisp.
Remove bacon from skillet.
Crumble and set aside.
Add shallots to bacon fat in skillet, and saute 1 minute.
Add almonds, and saute 1 minute.
Remove and let cool.
Add sugar and vinegar; stir until sugar dissolves.
Add crumbled bacon to green bean mixture.
Pour vinaigrette over beans, tossing gently to coat.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 804 Calories from Fat 221

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 24 g36.7%

Saturated Fat 2 g10%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 3.4 mg1.1%

Sodium 123.6 mg5.1%

Total Carbohydrates 131 g43.5%

Dietary Fiber 37.7 g150.9%

Sugars 62.2 g

Protein 27 g54%

Vitamin A 6.7% Vitamin C 3.8%

Calcium 12.5% Iron 9.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Green Beans With Bacon Balsamic Vinaigrette Recipe