Shallot Dressing with Greens

Shallot Dressing with GreensShallots are a sweet and mild, the perfect substitution for garlic or onions.

This dressing keeps well over night in an air-tight container store in the fridge, perfect for entertaining or a fast week night meal when you add a left over piece of grilled chicken.

Serves 10

Shallots and Green Beans

Rating: 51

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 5 minutes

Total Time: 15 minutes

Yield: 1 pound cooked green beans

Serving Size: 1/4 pound green beans

Calories per serving: 128

Fat per serving: 7 g fat (1 g saturated fat)

Shallots and Green Beans


  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 pound green beans or haricots verts (French green beans), ends trimmed
  • 4 shallots, peeled, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/4 cup fresh basil or mint leaves, thinly sliced


  • Warm a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the olive oil, green beans, and shallots. Sprinkle with the salt and pepper. Cook 4 to 5 minutes, until the green beans and shallots start to brown. Cover and reduce the heat to low. Cook 1 to 2 minutes more, until the green beans are fork tender. Sprinkle with the basil or mint and serve immediately.

Nutritional Stats Per Serving (2 cups): 128 calories, 1 g protein, 3 g carbohydrates, 7 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 0 g cholesterol, 4 g fiber, 307 g sodium

Weight Watchers® Points Plus: 3

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