Twist on a traditional Thanksgiving dish, green beans with almond gremolata

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Need to get a head start on your Thanksgiving cooking? Chef Jim Pittman with Williams-Sonoma stopped by FOX 4 to share a dish you can make and let sit.

Green beans with almond gremolata

For the gremolata:
1 garlic clove minced
1/2 cup slivered almonds toasted
1/2 cup Italian flat-leaf parsley chopped
Zest from two lemons
1/2 cup best quality olive oil
2 Tbs champagne vinegar
1 tsp sugar

For the green beans:
2 Tbs olive oil
2 shallots cut into rings
1# green beans ends trimmed
Salt and pepper to taste
2 Tbs red wine vinegar

Stir together garlic, parsley, lemon zest, parsley and almonds in a bowl. Add olive oil, champagne vinegar and sugar. Stir. Set aside for topping green beans.

Saute shallots in 1 Tbs of the oil till translucent. Add green beans and saute an additional 6-8 minutes until crisp/tender or how you like them. Finish with the red wine vinegar.

Plate green beans and top with gremolata. May reserve a few shallot rings for garnish.

Serve warm or at room temp is just fine.

Sign up to receive a weekly email from FOX 4 with the recipes we featured on our FOX 4 newscasts.

Click here to add your name to the list.

https://fox4kc.com/sign-up-for-email-alerts/

Notice: you are using an outdated browser. Microsoft does not recommend using IE as your default browser. Some features on this website, like video and images, might not work properly. For the best experience, please upgrade your browser.