Steamed Haricots Verts
- 1 teaspoon olive oil
- 2 shallots, sliced thin
- Salt and freshly ground pepper
- 1 pound haricots verts, cleaned
- 1/4 cup water
Heat a large saute pan. When the saute pan is hot, add the olive oil. Add the shallots and saute until soft, about 3 or 4 minutes. Season with salt and pepper. Add the green beans and saute for 2 minutes. Add the water. Cook for 4 more minutes, or until beans are al dente. Season with salt and pepper.