Green Beans with Mushrooms & Onions
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Green beans are in season right now.  They are great on their own but this dish ramps up the flavor.  These caramelized little onions really give this dish a nice flavor.
Green Beans with Mushrooms & Onions
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Green beans are in season right now.  They are great on their own but this dish ramps up the flavor.  These caramelized little onions really give this dish a nice flavor.
Servings Prep Time Cook Time
4servings 30minutes 1 hour
Servings Prep Time
4servings 30minutes
Cook Time
1 hour
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Instructions
  1. Heat a large non-stick pan on high heat.  When hot add several tablespoons of water.  Immediately add onions and sauté until golden brown.  About 35 minutes.  Remove from pan and hold till later.
  2. Meanwhile bring a large pot of water to a boil (or steam them).  Cook beans until bright green and tender.  About 10 minutes.  Drain.
  3. Heat frying pan again in the same manner, add mushrooms and cook till they start to brown and crisp.  About 10 minutes. 
  4. Now add shallots, thyme, salt, pepper, and the reserved onions.  Cook until shallots are soft. 
  5. Add broth and bring to a simmer.
  6. Rewarm beans and transfer to serving platter.  Pour mushroom mixture over center of beans
Recipe Notes

NOTE: Cooking the onions. Remember that I'm using no oil. So the key is a very hot pan.
You can see in the picture, the steam from the water as soon as I put it in. The pan is very hot