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Roasted Green Beans with Bacon and Shallots

Roasted Green Beans with Bacon and Shallots

For the best browning of the beans, place the oven rack in the top third of the oven. Use a large jelly-roll pan so you can spread the beans out in a single layer. Also, the rim of the pan will help contain the bacon drippings.

Oxmoor House JANUARY 2008

  • Yield: 3 servings (serving size: about 1/2 cup)
  • Cook time: 30 Minutes
  • Prep time: 5 Minutes


  • 2 bacon slices
  • 2 small shallots, sliced
  • 1 (12-ounce) package trimmed thin green beans
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt


Preheat oven to 450°.

. Place bacon on a large jelly-roll pan. Bake at 450° for 8 to 10 minutes or until crisp.

. Drain bacon on paper towels, reserving 2 teaspoons drippings in pan. Discard remaining drippings.

. Add shallots and beans to drippings in pan; toss to coat. Arrange beans in a single layer on pan, and sprinkle with salt. Bake at 450° for 15 minutes; stir and bake an additional 7 minutes or until lightly browned and tender. Crumble bacon; sprinkle over beans.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 102
  • Fat: 5.2g
  • Saturated fat: 1.9g
  • Protein: 4g
  • Carbohydrate: 11.4g
  • Cholesterol: 9mg
  • Iron: 0.9mg
  • Sodium: 283mg
  • Calories from fat: 46%
  • Fiber: 4.3g
  • Calcium: 65mg

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