Ingredients

How to make it

  • Bring 5 cups of water and 1 tbsp salt to a boil in a large saucepan.
  • Add fresh green beans (tipped and tailed)
  • Boil beans for 3-4 minutes, until tender crisp
  • Shock beans in a bowl of ice water for 30 seconds to maintain bright green color
  • Drain well in colander
  • In a large heavy bottomed skillet, brown pancetta ,drain on paper towels and crumble
  • Heat olive oil in same skillet with garlic cloves and mushrooms
  • Saute until garlic becomes a pale tan color but not brown
  • Mash garlic in oil with the tines of a fork
  • Add cooled green beans, parsley, butter, crumbled pancetta and remaining ingredients, heat through
  • If serving hot , toss with bread crumbs and parmesan and serve when butter has melted
  • If serving cold as a salad, omit bread crumbs and parmesan, and dress with either a few drops of fresh squeezed lemon juice or a few drops of balsamic vinegar

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  • lincolntoot 6 years ago


    Sounds great. Can't wait to try. Thanks for posting.
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  • cookinggood 6 years ago
    This is the kind of dish I love. Fresh vegetable with fresh herbs, what could be better!
    Ferri
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    " It was excellent "
    egravinapooh ate it and said...
    This is right up my alley...I will try this soon! Thanks!
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    " It was excellent "
    bluewaterandsand ate it and said...
    I love the sound of this recipe!Green beans is a favorite of mine!
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  • danadooley 6 years ago
    Sounds wonderful (where would we be without bacon? lol) Thanks for sharing :)
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    " It was excellent "
    chihuahua ate it and said...
    Oh my gosh! This is wonderful! Yumm!
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    " It was excellent "
    hoosiermom68 ate it and said...
    Oh,super delicious!!!!!
    Thanks 4 sharing.
    Carrie :)
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