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Haricots Verts with Shallots and Thyme Butter

Cook Time20 mins
Keyword: Beans, Haricots Verts, Shallots, Thyme


  • 1/4 cup Butter
  • 4-5 sprigs Thyme
  • 1 bunch Shallots, diced
  • 1 lb Haricots Verts stem end removed (no need to remove the other end)
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste


  • Melt butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Add thyme and saute, stirring frequently, until very fragrant, about 3 minutes. Remove and discard thyme sprigs.
  • Add shallots to your thyme-infused butter and saute, stirring frequently, until caramelized and starting to crisp, 4-6 minutes.
  • Add haricots verts and stir to combine. Add a few tablespoons of water, cover and steam for 3-4 minutes. Remove cover and cook until water evaporates and beans are crisp-tender. Add salt and pepper to taste.