Green Beans with Caramelized Shallots
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Green Beans with Caramelized Shallots

Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Servings: 4


  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 shallots sliced
  • 6 oz haricot verts or green beans, ends trimmed
  • Sea salt and freshly cracked pepper to taste


  • Heat the olive oil in a sauté pan over medium low heat. Add the sliced shallots and cook, stirring often, for 15-20 minutes, or until tender and golden brown. Side Note: If the shallots start getting dry add a little water or more olive oil to the pan to keep them moist and to stop them from burning.
  • Add the green beans to a pot of boiling water. Cook for 2-3 minutes or until crisp-tender. Immediately plunge the green beans in a bowl of ice water to stop the cooking process and to preserve the bright green color; remove from water and set on paper towels to dry. Once the shallots are done add the green beans to the sauté pan and mix with the shallots. Season with sea salt and freshly cracked pepper, to taste, then toss to coat evenly. Serve immediately. Enjoy.