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Green beans with Shiitake Mushrooms

Makes 8 servings


6 tablespoons (3/4 stick) butter
8 oz fresh shiitake mushrooms, stemmed, caps sliced
2 shallots, chopped
2 garlic cloves, minced
2 lbs slender green beans, trimmed
2/3 cup canned low-salt chicken broth (or Vegetable broth)


  • Melt 3 tablespoons butter in large non-stick skillet over medium-high heat.
  • Add shiitake mushrooms and sauté until tender, about 5 minutes.
  • Transfer mushrooms to medium bowl.
  • Melt remaining 3 tablespoons butter in same skillet.
  • Add shallots and garlic and sauté until tender, about 2 minutes.
  • Add green beans and toss to coat with butter.
  • Pour broth over green bean mixture.
  • Cover and simmer until liquid evaporates and green beans are crisp-tender, about 10 minutes.
  • Stir in shiitake mushrooms.
  • Season to taste with salt and pepper.

Transfer to platter and serve.

Bon Appetit – November 2001, pg. 213

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