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String Beans recipe

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This is no ordinary side dish. String Beans with Crispy Prosciutto is an elevate flavor packed recipe, perfect for a holiday dinner.

  • Total Time: 20 mins
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x


  • 8 oz fresh string beans
  • 2 oz sliced prosciutto
  • 1 small shallot
  • 1 clove fresh garlic
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • cracked black pepper
  • salt


  1. Bring 2 quarts water to boil and blanch beans for 3-4 minutes
  2. Drain and run cold water over beans for 1 minute.
  3. In a large sauté pan, add oil and butter and heat over medium high until butter is melted.
  4. Add garlic clove (whole) to pan
  5. Take thin slices of prosciutto and julienne into thin pieces.
  6. Peel and slice shallot as thin as possible.
  7. When butter has melted, sprinkle shallots and prosciutto into pan and cook until crispy, mixing constantly (about 1 minute). Remove and place on paper towel to soak up grease.
  8. Add green beans to saute pan and cook for approx. 3 -5 minutes depending on desired tenderness.
  9. Remove beans and place on serving plate and sprinkle with crispy toppings.
  • Author: Superman Cooks
  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Cook Time: 15 mins
  • Category: Side Dish
  • Cuisine: American


  • Serving Size: 1 Cup
  • Calories: 150
  • Sugar: 2.1 g
  • Sodium: 766.3 mg
  • Fat: 13.5 g
  • Carbohydrates: 5 g
  • Protein: 4 g
  • Cholesterol: 21.7 mg

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