Green beans with pancetta

Recipe: Green beans with pancetta


  • 100g thin slices pancetta
  • 600g green round beans, trimmed
  • 1 tbs extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tsp red wine vinegar
  • 75g (1/2 cup) dry-roasted hazelnuts, coarsely chopped


  1. Preheat grill on high. Place pancetta on a baking tray. Cook under grill for 5 minutes or until crisp. Transfer to a plate lined with paper towel. Cool slightly. Break into shards. Cook beans in a saucepan of boiling water for 5 minutes or until tender crisp. Drain.
  2. Transfer to a serving bowl. Combine oil and vinegar. Pour over beans. Season with salt and pepper. Toss. Top with pancetta and hazelnut.

Number of servings (yield): 4

Meal type: breakfast

Culinary tradition: USA (General)

My rating: 4 stars:  ★★★★☆ 1 review(s)