Green Beans with Shallots and Mushrooms
If you're looking for a super simple side dish for any Phase of the Fast Metabolism Diet, this one's for you! Delicious, crispy green beans and an array of beautiful mushrooms makes this super simple dish a favorite side to any meal on the FMD.
Phase 1, 2, and 3 | Serves 4
Prep time: 10 minutes | Total time: 10 minutes
Ingredients1 pound fresh green beans
2 shallots, sliced
1 tablespoon tamari
12 ounces fresh sliced mushrooms (white button, baby bella, shiitake, or a mix)
Freshly ground black pepper
- Place the beans and 1 tablespoon of water in a microwave-safe bowl, cover with plastic wrap, and microwave on high for 4 minutes. Alternatively, steam the beans for 5 minutes, or until crisp-tender.
- Meanwhile, heat a nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add the shallots, tamari, and 1 tablespoon of water; Sauté 2 minutes. Add the mushrooms and sauté about 5 minutes, until the mushrooms brown and the moisture they release has evaporated.
- Drain the green beans and stir them into the mushroom mixture. Season to taste with salt and pepper, and serve.