You can use fresh green beans or pre trimmed frozen whole green beans, both ways work great! Just promise me nothing out of a can!!! They should not even be considered green beans. If that is the only way you have ever had them, please try this you might actually like green beans!
Ingredients serves 8 printer friendly recipe
- 3 pounds green beans, if fresh make sure you trim them
- Coarse salt
- 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, 2 turns of the pan
- 1 tablespoon butter
- 2 red onions, sliced
- 4 cloves garlic, crushed
- 4 portobello mushroom caps, or 2 pounds baby portobello mushrooms thinly sliced
- salt, pepper to taste
Simmer green beans in salted boiling water 5 minutes. Drain green beans and return skillet to medium heat. Add oil and butter to the pan. Add onions and garlic and saute 2 to 3 minutes. Add mushrooms and season with salt and pepper. Saute mushrooms 5 minutes with onions and garlic until browned nicely, add green beans back to the pan. Heat green beans through. Cook for 5 - 10 more minutes until green beans are desired softness. Transfer green beans and mushrooms to a serving plate.