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green beans with pancetta and almonds
Pancetta Almond Green Beans
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
30 mins
Total Time
40 mins
Pancetta Almond Green Beans is an easy recipe that will surely be a welcome addition on your holiday table. Crispy pancetta bits, toasted almonds and sautéed shallots combine with fresh green beans for the perfect amount of crunch and flavor in our green beans with pancetta recipe.
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: green beans with pancetta, pancetta almond green beans
Servings: 8
Calories: 89 kcal
Author: Gwynn Galvin
  • 1/2 cup slivered almonds
  • 1 pkg. (4 oz. ) chopped pancetta or 1 (4 oz.) piece of pancetta from the deli, chopped
  • 3 large shallots ,sliced, 1 cup
  • 1/3 cup white wine or chicken broth
  • 2 lbs. fresh green beans , trimmed, about 8 cups
  1. Heat large non-stick skillet over medium-high heat. Cook almonds until toasted, stirring occasionally; set aside.
  2. In same skillet cook pancetta until crispy, stirring occasionally. Using slotted spoon, remove pancetta bits and set aside, leaving pancetta fat drippings in skillet.
  3. In same skillet cook shallots until just tender. Stir in wine and cook 1 minute.
  4. Stir in green beans and cook until crisp-tender, 5-7 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  5. Transfer beans to serving dish. Top with reserved almonds and pancetta.
Recipe Notes

Makes 7 cups.
*Chopped pancetta can be found in the refrigerated section of your grocery store.

Nutrition Facts
Pancetta Almond Green Beans
Amount Per Serving
Calories 89 Calories from Fat 36
% Daily Value*
Fat 4g6%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Cholesterol 1mg0%
Sodium 9mg0%
Potassium 325mg9%
Carbohydrates 11g4%
Fiber 4g17%
Sugar 5g6%
Protein 4g8%
Vitamin A 782IU16%
Vitamin C 15mg18%
Calcium 63mg6%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.