Low Carb Warm Green Beans/Blue Cheese

Low Carb Warm Green Beans/Blue CheeseCooled this can be served as a side salad and warmed as a vegetable accompaniment. No comments to make on this recipe as the ingredients should speak for themselves.  They are delicious.

 

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Warm Green Beans/Blue Cheese
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Ingredients
  1. 1 Lb Green Beans
  2. ¼ C Toasted Sliced Almonds
  3. 4 Pieces Bacon
  4. 2 Oz Good Quality Meltable Blue Cheese
  5. ½ C Slivered Shallots
  6. 3 T Olive Oil
  7. 2 T Red Wine Vinegar
  8. ½ T Dijon Mustard
  9. ½ t Salt
  10. ¼ t Crushed Garlic
  11. Fresh Cracked Pepper
Instructions
  1. Cook bean in boiling water until barely tender-about 5-6 minutes, drain, put in large bowl.
  2. Cut and cook bacon until crispy, add to beans, reserving the fat.
  3. Sauté shallots in bacon fat, add to beans.
  4. Toast almonds. I do mine in the same sauté pan on the stove-top with a small amount of bacon grease. Add almonds to beans.
  5. Whisk mustard, garlic, salt, & vinegar, whisk in olive oil, add blue cheese and heat slowly just until cheese begins to melt.
  6. Dress the beans.
  7. Serve with lots of cracked pepper.
  8. 6 Servings
  9. 136 Calories, 5.9g Protein, 6.1g Carbs, 2.5g Fiber, 3.6 Net Carbs
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