Green Beans With Bacon and Candied Pecans

Ingredients

3 tablespoons maple syrup
2 tablespoons olive
1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
1/2 teaspoon Dijon mustard
2 cloves garlic
1 pound fresh green beans, trimmed
6 slices cooked bacon, crumbled

Preparation

1
Emulsify maple syrup, olive oil, red wine vinegar, Dijon mustard, and garlic in a food processor or blender, and set aside.
2
Blanch green beans by boiling them for 3-5 minutes until crisp. Drain the beans immediately and transfer them to a large bowl of ice water. Wait three minutes and drain. Allow the green beans to air dry or by patting them with a paper towel.
3
Toss the beans in the dressing and top them off with the crumbled bacon and pecans. Season lightly with salt and pepper.

 



Yield:

4 servings

Added:

May 31, 2011

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