We make this tasty dish year-round and substitute Roma tomatoes and frozen green beans when fresh are past their peak.

Recipe by Southern Living May 2009

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prep:
40 mins
cook:
22 mins
total:
1 hr 2 mins
Yield:
Makes 6 to 8 servings
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Cook beans in boiling salted water to cover 3 to 4 minutes or until crisp-tender; drain. Plunge into ice water to stop the cooking process; drain.

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  • Peel shrimp; devein, if desired.

  • Cook bacon in a large skillet over medium-high heat 5 minutes or until crisp; remove bacon, and drain on paper towels, reserving 1 Tbsp. drippings in skillet. Reduce heat to low; add shallot, and sauté 1 minute or until tender. Add garlic, and sauté 30 seconds. Add wine, and cook 5 minutes or until reduced to 1/4 cup, stirring occasionally to loosen particles from bottom of skillet.

  • Stir in green beans, tomato, and green onions; cook 3 minutes. Add butter, salt, pepper, and shrimp; cook 3 minutes or just until shrimp turn pink.

  • Spoon shrimp mixture over Creamy Cheddar Cheese Grits; sprinkle with bacon, and serve immediately.

Source

Standard Bistro, Birmingham, Alabama

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