Sauteed Green Beans with Hazelnuts and Bleu Cheese

Sauteed Green Beans with Hazelnuts and Bleu Cheese
Author: Chef Adam Zwerling
Serves: 4 to 6 Servings
Classic hearty side dish made quick and easy.
Ingredients
  • 1/2 lb. green beans, trimmed and cleaned
  • 2 tbsp. fresh mint, chopped
  • 1/2 cup hazelnuts, toasted and chopped
  • 2-3 oz. Maytag Bleu Cheese
  • 2 tbsp. butter
  • 2 tsp. shallots, minced
  • 1/4 cup water or chicken stock
  • to taste salt and pepper
Instructions
  1. Set the Evo center burner on medium-high heat.
  2. Once HOT, place the trimmed green beans on the hot. oiled cook surface and sauté them using two spatulas for one minute.
  3. Pour the water or stock over the green beans and then immediately place an Evo “cooking cover” over the green beans and allow them to steam for three minutes.
  4. In the meantime, place the chopped hazelnuts on the cook surface and cook them until they become light brown.
  5. Uncover the beans and add the butter and shallots. Toss together with the hazelnuts and mint.
  6. Season with salt and pepper and serve. Garnish with Maytag Bleu Cheese.