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Green beans mushrooms with shallots on a white rectangular plate.
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Green Beans with Mushrooms and Shallots

Tender, blanched string beans with sauteed sliced mushrooms and shallots, Low-fat,low-calorie, low-carb. Great side dish that can be prepared ahead of time and reheated when ready to serve! Perfect for a Holiday side dish!
Course Side Dish, Vegetarian
Cuisine Healthy
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 73kcal


  • 1 pound fresh string beans, ends trimmed
  • 2 Tablespoon unsalted butter *see notes
  • 1 small shallot, peeled and finely minced
  • 10 ounces mushrooms, thinly sliced
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • Blanch string beans in large saute pan of boiling salted water for about 4 minutes. Strain string beans and place them in ice water to maintain the bright green color.
  • In same saute pan, over medium heat, melt the butter and saute the shallots for about 2 minutes, until translucent. Add in the mushrooms and cook for another 2 to 3 minutes.
  • Add in the string beans to heat through. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Serve immediately or refrigerate, covered and reheat the next day.


  • Feel free to swap butter flavored coconut oil or vegan butter in lieu of unsalted butter to keep this Vegan.
  • Any nutritional data I provide is an approximation and actual dietary information can vary based on ingredients and portion sizes.


Serving: 6servings | Calories: 73kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 10mg | Sodium: 54mg | Potassium: 168mg | Fiber: 2g | Vitamin A: 150IU | Vitamin C: 7.4mg | Calcium: 10mg | Iron: 0.4mg