Green Beans with Pecans

Green Beans with Pecans
  • 8 servings
  • 0:15 Preparation
  • 0:08 Cooking
  • 0:23 Total Time

Ingredients

Add all
  • 2 cups
    (500 mL)

    very thin green beans

  • Sufficient quantity, salt

  • 1/2 cup
    (125 mL)

    butter

  • 1/2 cup
    (125 mL)

    pecans, in small pieces

  • 3

    unpeeled garlic cloves

  • fleur de sel to taste

Preparation

Trim beans.

Bring a pot of salted water to a boil. Add beans and blanch until water comes back to a boil.

Cool beans immediately in a bowl of ice water. Drain and set aside.

In a skillet, melt butter over medium heat. Add pecan pieces and garlic.

Cook for a few minutes until butter becomes frothy.

Add beans, stirring to coat them with butter.

Sprinkle with fleur de sel and serve immediately.

Source: Chef Ian Perreault

Wine and meal pairing

Delicate and light

Delicate and light
These dry, more delicate wines stand out with their pale colour, simple fruit aromas, and the sensation of freshness their acidity brings forth.
Product category: white wine.

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