Sautéed Green Beans with Shallot Crisps

 2 lbs green beans, trimmed

 Shallot Crisps:

 1/3 cup vegetable oil

½ cup thinly sliced shallots ( about 6)

2 tbsp butter

2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil

 In a large skillet, heat the vegetable oil and add the shallots. Cook until they are browned. Remove to a paper towel to drain.

 Heat the butter and olive oil in a large skillet and add the green beans.  Sauté, stirring frequently until the beans are bright green. (about 5 minutes)  Season with salt and pepper.

 Remove the beans to a serving dish and garnish with the shallots.