Pan-Fried Green Beans with Bacon (Prancetta)

Total Time: 30 minutes

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 15 minutes

Servings: 4

Author: Rosemary Molloy


Pan-Fried Green Beans with Bacon (Prancetta)


· 1 pound fresh green beans ((400 grams))· 2-3 tablespoons olive oil· 1/4-1/2 cup chopped pancetta or bacon ((50-100 grams))· 1 small shallot minced· 1-2 cloves garlic minced· salt and pepper to taste


Step 1Boil the beans in boiling water until tender, about 10 minutes.Step 2While the beans are boiling, in a medium/large frying pan add the oil, the bacon (pancetta), chopped shallot and garlic, cook until golden (3-5 minutes) on medium/high heat, stirring often (so it doesn't burn) until almost crispy or crispy if you prefer.Step 3Then add the cooked drained beans, sprinkle with salt and pepper, toss and cook for about one minute. Serve immediately.