Green Beans With Bacon Balsamic Vinaigrette
|Green beans||2 Pound|
|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.
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