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12-23-11 kate made this for early christmas

"Everybody expects to see green beans at the holiday table, but I wanted to add some unexpected flourishes." –Julianna Grimes, Associate Food Editor
Sherried Green Beans and Mushrooms Photo by: Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Cindy Barr

YIELD: 8 servings (serving size: about 1 cup)
COURSE: Side Dishes/Vegetables


1 1/2 pounds haricots verts, trimmed
3 tablespoons butter, divided
1/3 cup thinly sliced shallots
3/4 pound exotic mushroom blend, coarsely chopped
1/4 cup dry sherry
3 tablespoons chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
2 teaspoons chopped fresh thyme
3/4 teaspoon kosher salt
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper


1. Steam haricots verts 5 minutes or until crisp-tender; remove from heat.

2. Melt 2 tablespoons butter in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add shallots to pan; sauté 3 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add mushrooms; sauté 5 minutes or until liquid evaporates. Stir in sherry; bring to a boil. Cook until liquid almost evaporates (about 2 minutes). Add remaining 1 tablespoon butter and haricots verts; cook 30 seconds or until thoroughly heated, tossing to coat. Remove from heat. Add parsley, thyme, salt, and pepper; toss to combine.
Nutritional Information
Amount per serving

Calories: 80
Fat: 4.3g
Saturated fat: 2.7g
Monounsaturated fat: 1.1g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.2g
Protein: 2.4g
Carbohydrate: 8.3g
Fiber: 3.5g
Cholesterol: 11mg
Iron: 0.8mg
Sodium: 256mg
Calcium: 56mg

Nutrition Guidelines for Healthy Living

Cooking Light DECEMBER 2009

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