As a cook and recipe developer, I’m always looking to make things a little more special, especially for a holiday. This green bean recipe is a nice change of pace. The warm shallot dressing dresses up the green beans and is handy for any other favorite veggie or salad. Warm dressing on a cold salad is always a great textural contrast.
For trimming the stems from the green beans I used a 2-3/4" Paring Knife. The sharp, small blade is easy to control and makes a clean cut.
When you’re ready to mix together the warm vinaigrette, reach for Cutco’s Mix-Stir. This little coil whisk really is wonderful for emulsifying the ingredients, right in the saucepan.
This recipe is a nice change from the calorie-laden green bean casserole that’s so popular during the holidays. It’s both light and flavorful.
Green Beans with Warm Shallot Dressing
- Green beans, ends trimmed
- 3 tablespoons olive oil
- 2 tablespoons white wine vinegar
- 2 teaspoons honey
- 1 chopped shallot
- Trim green beans and steam.
- Heat olive oil, add white wine vinegar, honey and shallot. Mix well and keep warm until serving time.
- Serve over green beans.