French Cut Green Beans with Shallots

Cuisinart original
“French cut” green beans take just seconds with the Cuisinart® Food Processor.


Makes 4 servings


1 pound fresh green beans, trimmed, cut to fit feed tube horizontally 2 large shallots, peeled, cut into 1-inch pieces 2 teaspoons olive oil ¼ cup water 1½ teaspoons balsamic vinegar * ⅛ teaspoon white pepper ⅛ teaspoon kosher salt

Nutritional information

Calories 66 (31% from fat) • carb. 11g • pro. 2g • fat • 3g sat. fat 0g • chol. 0mg • sod. 46mg • fiber 4g


Insert 4 mm slicing disc in food processor. Place beans horizontally in large feed tube and process using light pressure. Remove and reserve. Insert metal blade. Process shallot until finely chopped, about 5 seconds. Warm oil in a 3-½-quart sauté pan over medium heat. Add chopped shallots and sauté until soft but not browned, about 2 minutes. Add green beans and sauté for 3 to 4 minutes. Add water and reduce heat to low. Cover pan and cook until crisp tender, about 8 to 10 minutes. Remove from heat and add vinegar. Season with pepper and salt. Serve warm.