Green Beans & Prosciutto

Green Beans & Prosciutto

Green Beans & Prosciutto
These green beans are boiled and then sautéed and combined with cooked and crispy Prosciutto, lemon and pine nuts. Crunch and munch on this delicious vegetable.
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Makes:
8 servings

Ingredients
  • 2 lb. green beans, trimmed
  • 2 1/2 tsp. extra-virgin olive oil, divided
  • 2 oz. thinly sliced prosciutto, cut into ribbons
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tsp. minced fresh sage
  • 1/4 tsp. salt, divided
  • Freshly ground pepper to taste
  • 1/4 cup toasted pine nuts (see Tip)
  • 1 1/2 tsp. freshly grated lemon zest
  • 1 tsp. lemon juice

  • Methods/steps
    1. Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Add beans, return to a boil, and simmer until crisp and tender, 3 to 4 minutes. Drain.
    2. Heat 1/2 tsp. oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add prosciutto and cook, stirring, until crispy, 4 to 5 minutes. Drain on a paper towel.
    3. Wipe out the pan; heat the remaining 2 tsp. of oil over medium heat. Add the beans, garlic, sage, 1/8 tsp. salt and several grinds of pepper. Cook, stirring occasionally, until the beans are browned in places, 3 to 4 minutes. Stir in pine nuts, lemon zest and the prosciutto and season with lemon juice and the remaining 1/8 tsp. of salt and pepper.
    Additional Tips
    Ready in 45 minutes

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