Green Beans with Mustard Shallots and Bacon – Healthy Recipe

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(makes 6 servings)

Ingredients: Nutrition Facts for Green Beans with Mustard, Shallots and Bacon
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1 pound fresh green beans, trimmed (or one 16-ounce package frozen green beans)

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2 slices lean bacon

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1/4 cup shallots, sliced (or, alternatively, 1/4 cup sliced green onions)

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2 teaspoons brown or grainy mustard

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salt and pepper, to taste*

*Nutrition facts calculated without salt.

 

Directions:
1. In a large saucepan, heat 1/2 cup water to boiling and add green beans. Cover and cook for 10-15 minutes or until beans are crisp-tender. Drain into a colander then rinse beans under cold water and set aside (if using frozen beans, cook according to package directions.)
2. In a medium skillet, cook bacon until crisp. Drain bacon on paper towels then crumble pieces and set aside.
3. Add shallots to bacon drippings then raise heat to medium-high and cook until tender. Turn heat to low then stir in the mustard, salt and pepper. Add green beans and toss until evenly coated.
4. Serve in a platter sprinkled with crumbled bacon.

 

TEXT VERSION OF NUTRITION FACTS:
Serving Size: 1/6 of recipe (86 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 6
Amount per serving
Calories 33
Calories from fat 2
Total Fat 0 g
Saturated Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 1 mg
Sodium 56 mg
Total Carbohydrates 7 g
Dietary Fiber 3 g
Sugars 0 g
Protein 2 g
Vitamin A 10%
Vitamin C 20%
Calcium 4%
Iron 4%

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