Haricots verts are green beans that are small, slender, and a vivid green. While haricots verts is french for "green beans" regular green beans can be substituted and the cooking time adjusted to increase by 5 minutes. This recipe was adapted from a popular cooking magazine and posted for the 2006 Zaar World Tour - FRANCE
- In a large saucepan of boiling water, place haricots verts and cook 3 minutes or until tender crisp. Drain and plunge beans into ice water, drain and set aside.
- In a large non stick skillet over medium high heat add oil and shallots, saute 4 minutes or until golden brown. Add vinegar and stir, cook approximately 5 minutes or until mixture thickens. Place haricots verts to mixture, add salt and pepper and saute 2 minutes or until beans are heated through. Serve warm or at room temperature.