The time-consuming “french cut” takes just seconds with a Cuisinart food processor.
Makes 6 servings
1½ pounds fresh green beans, trimmed, cut to fit feed tube horizontally
3 large shallots, peeled, cut into 1-inch pieces
1½ tablespoons olive oil
6 tablespoons water
2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
¼ teaspoon freshly ground pepper
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Insert the slicing disc. 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 – 4 minutes. Add water and reduce heat to low. Cover pan and cook until crisp tender, about 8 – 10 minutes. Remove from heat and add vinegar. Season with pepper and salt. Serve warm.