Thursday, October 22, 2009

Garlic Roasted Green Beans with Shallots and Hazelnuts

Tonight I used one of our delicious Honeycrisp apples to make some Apple Sandwiches. Always perfect for the fall!

To with them, I used some frozen green beans to make this quick and tasty side dish. The recipe doesn't say how long the green beans should cook for. It took ours about 10-15 minutes to cook through properly. It might be quicker with fresh green beans, but I don't know. We thought this was very yummy. I would make it again.


Garlic Roasted Green Beans with Shallots and Hazelnuts
Bobby Flay

1 pound green beans, trimmed
1 shallot, thinly sliced
4 cloves garlic, crushed
3 tablespoons olive oil
Salt and freshly ground pepper
1 teaspoon grated lemon zest
1/4 cup hazelnuts, toasted and chopped

Preheat oven to 425 degrees F.

Toss together green beans, shallots, garlic, oil and salt and pepper in a medium roasting pan. Roast in the oven until the beans are cooked through and light golden brown. Remove from the oven and stir in the lemon zest and hazelnuts. Transfer to a platter and serve.

Yield: 4 servings

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