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String Beans With Crispy Prosciutto & Shallots

  • Author: Superman Cooks
  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Cook Time: 15 mins
  • Total Time: 20 mins
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x
  • Category: Side Dish
  • Cuisine: American


Say goodbye to boring green beans!! This is one delicious side dish perfect for a holiday dinner (or any meal).


  • 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.

Keywords: beans, green beans, string beans, side dish, side, holiday, Easter, Christmas, Thanksgiving, vegetable

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