Green Beans with Glazed Shallots in Lemon-Dill Butter

Green Beans with Glazed Shallots in Lemon-Dill Butter

In 15 minutes, cook fresh green beans and coat them with a citrus butter sauce - a wonderful side dish! 6 servings (about 1/2 cup each)

Prep Time

15

Minutes

Total Time

15

Minutes

Makes

6

servings

1
lb fresh green beans, trimmed
1
tablespoon butter
2
shallots, finely chopped
1/2
teaspoon sugar
1
teaspoon lemon juice
1
tablespoon chopped fresh dill weed
1/4
teaspoon salt
  1. In 4-quart Dutch oven, heat 1 to 2 inches water to boiling. Add beans; boil uncovered 8 to 10 minutes or until crisp-tender. Drain; return to Dutch oven.
  2. Meanwhile, in 10-inch skillet, melt butter over medium heat. Add shallots; cook 2 to 3 minutes, stirring occasionally, until crisp-tender. Stir in sugar. Cook 2 to 3 minutes longer, stirring occasionally, until shallots are glazed and brown. Stir in lemon juice, dill weed and salt.
  3. Add shallot mixture to green beans; toss to coat.
Makes 6 servings (about 1/2 cup each)
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Live Better America® Kitchens
Did You Know?
Shallots look like mini onions and taste like a mild mix of garlic and onion. You can usually find them near the onions in the produce section of the supermarket.
Substitution
You can substitute 1/4 cup finely chopped onion for the shallots.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 50
    • (Calories from Fat 10),
  • Total Fat 1g
    • (Saturated Fat 0g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 0mg;
  • Sodium 120mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 8g
    • (Dietary Fiber 2g,
    • Sugars 3g),
  • Protein 1g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 0 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1/2 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 1/2 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 0 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.