Tangy Green Beans & Bacon

Tangy Green Beans & Bacon

Tangy Green Beans & Bacon
Bring home the bacon... and the beans. Adding a couple of slices of bacon to the green beans gives this dish a mean and tasty punch. Serve it alongside your favorite mealtime staples.
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8 servings

Ingredients
2 lb. green beans
2 bacon slices
1/4 cup minced shallots
3 tbsp. coarsely chopped almonds
2 tbsp. brown sugar
1/4 cup balsamic vinegar

Methods/steps
Cook green beans in boiling water for 2 minutes. Drain and rinse under cold water. Drain well; set aside. Cook bacon in a small skillet over medium-high heat until crisp. Remove bacon from skillet. Crumble and set aside. Add shallots to bacon fat in skillet; sauté 1 minute. Add almonds and sauté 1 minute. Remove and let cool. Add sugar and vinegar; stir until sugar dissolves. Add crumbled bacon. Pour vinaigrette over beans, tossing gently to coat.
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Ready in 20 min

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