Sunday, December 4, 2011

Green Beans

Day Four


Green Beans with Bacon and Onion Vinaigrette

  • 4 slices of bacon
  • 3 tablespoons minced yellow onion
  • 4 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1-1/2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 pound green beans, stem and tip ends trimmed

  • 004
  • In a frying pan over medium-high heat, fry the bacon until crisp, about 5 minutes.
  • Transfer to paper towels to drain.
  • Pour off all but 1 tablespoon of the fat.
  • Return the pan to medium heat.
  • Add the onion, and saute until soft, 1 to 2 minutes.
  • Transfer to a small bowl.
  • Stir in 2 tablespoons of the oil, the vinegar, the mustard, salt to taste and 1 teaspoon pepper.
  • Set aside.

  • 005

  • Bring a large pot three-fourths full of water to a boil over high heat and stir in 2 teaspoons salt.
  • Add the green beans
  • Reduce the heat to medium-high
  • Cook until beans are just tender. 5-7 minutes
  • Drain, rinse under cold water and wrap in a kitchen towel to dry
  • In a frying pan over medium-high heat, warm the remaining 2 tablespoons of olive oil.
  • When the oil is hot, add the beans and saute until shiny and hot, 3-4 minutes
  • Remove from the heat and stir in the vinaigrette.
  • Transfer to a serving bowl or platter, break or crumble the bacon into large pieces on top
  • Serve hot.

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