Sautéed French Beans with Vanilla Spiced Truffle Oil

Sautéed French Beans with Vanilla Spiced Truffle Oil
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Nielsen-Massey
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Sautéed French Beans with Vanilla Spiced Truffle Oil is a simple recipe with complex flavors that will dazzle guests. This recipe gives a French twist to standard green beans by enlivening beans with shallots, white truffle oil, and Madagascar bourbon vanilla. Nielsen-Massey Organic Fairtrade Madagascar Bourbon Pure Vanilla Extract provides the same outstanding flavor and high quality as its traditional vanilla extract, but features only certified organic and Fairtrade ingredients. This exceptional "all-purpose" vanilla is made using a proprietary cold extraction process.

4
Servings
118
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 1 Pound melange de haricots, trimmed and rinsed (can substitute with any green beans)
  • 1 Tablespoon shallot, minced, and set aside
  • 1 Tablespoon white truffle oil
  • 1 Teaspoon Nielsen-Massey Organic Fairtrade Madagascar Bourbon Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 1 Tablespoon butter
  • 1/2 Teaspoon organic garlic powder
  • 1/2 Teaspoon chipotle chili powder
  • 1 Tablespoon butter (optional)
  • Kosher salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper

Directions

Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add beans, sauté for about 6-8 minutes. Add shallot and vanilla extract; sauté until shallot is tender. Add garlic powder and pepper; stir to coat. Sauté until beans are crisp-tender, about an additional 5-7 minutes. Add butter; stir until melted and season to taste with salt and pepper.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
3g
4%
Sugar
18g
20%
Saturated Fat
1g
4%
Cholesterol
5mg
2%
Carbohydrate, by difference
23g
18%
Protein
2g
4%
Vitamin A, RAE
21µg
3%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
2mg
3%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
4µg
4%
Calcium, Ca
14mg
1%
Choline, total
5mg
1%
Fiber, total dietary
2g
8%
Folate, total
4µg
1%
Iron, Fe
1mg
6%
Magnesium, Mg
7mg
2%
Niacin
1mg
7%
Phosphorus, P
17mg
2%
Selenium, Se
1µg
2%
Sodium, Na
82mg
5%
Water
99g
4%

French Shopping Tip

Ingredients like olive oil, shallots, mustard, cream, stock, and butter will help bring French flavors to your cooking.

French Cooking Tip

French cuisine is renowned for slow-cooked sauces, however a quick pan sauce will do just as well; after sautéing a piece of meat or fish, remove it from the pan, deglaze with brandy or wine, finish with a touch of butter or cream and voilà!