Green Beans with Caramelized Shallots Recipe

Green Beans with Caramelized Shallots Recipe

How To Make Green Beans with Caramelized Shallots

Enjoy a mellow and delicious bite in this tender boiled green beans recipe. It’s topped with caramelized shallots for a sweet twist.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 26 minutes
Total: 36 minutes



  • 3tbspbutter
  • 6shallots
  • coarse salt and ground pepper,to taste
  • 1lbgreen beans


  1. In a medium saucepan with a tight-fitting lid, melt 2 tablespoons butter over medium heat; swirl to coat the bottom of the pan. Add shallots; cover.

  2. Reduce heat to medium-low; cook, stirring occasionally, for 15 to 20 minutes until golden brown. Set aside.

  3. Meanwhile, in a large pot of boiling salted water, cook green beans for 4 to 6 minutes until fork-tender. Drain; return to pot.

  4. Toss with the remaining butter. Season with salt and pepper.

  5. Transfer green beans to a serving dish; top with caramelized shallots.


  • Calories: 176.96kcal
  • Fat: 9.00g
  • Saturated Fat: 5.55g
  • Trans Fat: 0.35g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 2.27g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.49g
  • Carbohydrates: 23.21g
  • Fiber: 6.06g
  • Sugar: 10.69g
  • Protein: 4.45g
  • Cholesterol: 22.90mg
  • Sodium: 496.15mg
  • Calcium: 80.44mg
  • Potassium: 546.55mg
  • Iron: 2.30mg
  • Vitamin A: 112.71µg
  • Vitamin C: 20.93mg
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