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Makes
Serves: 8
Level
very easy
Prep Time
10
Total Time
30

Ingredients

1 1/2 lb
green beans
750 g
4 strips
sodium-reduced bacon, cut into pieces
4
shallots, thinly sliced
2 cloves
garlic, thinly sliced
1/2 tsp
salt
2 mL
1 tsp
Chili Pepper Seasoning Paste
5 mL
1 tbsp
whole grain Dijon mustard
15 mL

Method

Step 1
Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add beans and cook just until water returns to a boil, about 2 min. Strain beans and immerse in a large bowl of ice water until beans are completely cold. Drain and set aside.
Step 2
In a wok or large, deep skillet, cook bacon until crispy, about 5 min. Transfer bacon to a plate. Drain all but 2 tbsp (30 mL) of bacon fat from skillet. Add shallots to skillet and cook over medium-high heat until tender, about 3 min. Add garlic and cook, 1 min. Stir in salt, chili pepper paste, mustard and 1 tbsp (15 mL) water to make a sauce. Stir in beans, cover and cook just until beans are hot and tender-crisp, about 5 min. Stir in reserved bacon and remove from heat.
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Nutritional Facts Per Serving

Nutrition Description:
Per serving (1/8 of recipe):
Calories:
110
Fat:
5 g
Saturated Fat:
2 g
Carbs:
11 g
Protein:
4 g
Cholesterol:
10 mg
Fiber:
3 g
Sodium:
290 mg