Green Bean Medley

Green Bean Medley

Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 servings


  • 1 lb fresh green beans rinsed and trimmed
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 1 medium shallot sliced thin
  • 2 cloves fresh garlic thinly sliced
  • 1 pkg Mariposa Farms Dehydrated Shiitake Slices Re-hydrate and drain (or your favorite variety)
  • 1 tbsp Mariposa Farms Fresh Lemon Thyme leaves and 3-4 sprigs for garnish
  • 1 tsp lemon zest shredded very fine
  • 1 1/2 tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • sea salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/4 cup slivered almonds (Optional)


  • In a large pot, bring water to a boil, add salt. Add green beans and return to a boil. Reduce heat and cover pan and cook for 6-8 minutes or until tender but still crisp. Drain water off the beans and pour beans into a colander. Rinse with cold water to preserve the bright green color and stop the cooking process.
  • Place an extra large skillet on the stove top, heat the oil and butter over medium heat. Add the shallots and the garlic, cook just until tender, stirring often. Add the re-hydrated mushrooms cook until tender, stirring often.
  • Add the green beans, cook for 4-6 minutes or until heated through, tossing frequently. Add lemon zest, lemon juice and lemon thyme; toss to coat. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Top with slivered almonds and garnish with the sprigs of lemon thyme.