Green Beans with Shallots and Cream

Green Beans with Shallots and Cream

Green beans really come to life with sauteed shallots and a touch of cream. Chef Keith Snow demonstrates how-to make this simple green bean dish.


  • 1lb fresh green beans
  • 1 half sliced shallots
  • 1 tablespoon organic heavy cream
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 cup veggie broth or chicken broth
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 pinch black pepper


Step 1
In a pot of heavily salted boiling water, add beans and cook for 10 minutes. Remove from water and place in ice bath to stop cooking process.
Step 2
In a skillet over medium high heat add oil . Once hot, add shallots, cook for 1 minute, add broth and beans and cream and saute for 3 minutes.
Step 3
Cook for a few minutes tossing beans in sauce and allowing it to reduce. Adjust seasoning with salt and pepper if needed.