Balsamic Prosciutto Green Beans
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Serves: Serves 4
  • 16 oz fresh green beans, washed and stems cut off
  • 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 leek, sliced into circles
  • ¼ cup water
  • 3 slices prosciutto, ripped up
  • 2 shallots, minced
  • 2 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ½ tsp black pepper
  1. Set ~2 cups of water to boil. Add in green beans and boil for about ten minutes, or until soft and pierceable with a fork.
  2. When green beans are finished, drain and set aside.
  3. Add olive oil to a small saute pan over medium heat. Add in garlic and saute for about a minute.
  4. Add in minced leek, shallot, salt, and pepper.
  5. Add in water and mix together. Saute for about 8-10 minutes, or until translucent.
  6. Pour green beans into a mixing bowl. Add garlic, leek, shallot mixture and mix well. Add in prosciutto. Mix well.
  7. Add balsamic vinegar and toss.
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