Baking

Green beans with almonds and bacon

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Biskie and Josh are in the Skent-N-Dent kitchen making Almond Green Beans with Bacon.

For this recipe you will need:
¼ pound (4 slices) bacon

1 ¼ pounds fresh green beans, rinsed and trimmed at the ends

1 large shallot, peeled and diced

¼ cup sliced ​​almonds

Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste

Instructions:

  • In a large skillet over medium-high heat, cook the bacon until cooked but not crispy. Remove bacon to drain on paper towel. Reserve 2 teaspoons of bacon grease in the pan and discard the rest. Chop or break the bacon into small pieces.
  • While the bacon cookssteam the prepared green beans using a steamer or steamer basket, until almost fully cooked 3-4 minutes (taste to test). Remove the beans from the steamer.
  • Over medium-high heat, add the diced shallots to the pan with the bacon fat and sauté for 2-3 minutes.
  • Add the green beans and sauté to coat and heat through. Add bacon and sliced ​​almonds; Remove from heat and serve immediately.