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Recipe: Balsamic-Glazed Green Beans and Pearl Onions

Balsamic-Glazed Green Beans and Pearl Onions

Balsamic-Glazed Green Beans and Pearl Onions Recipe

Yield: Serves 8 (serving size: about 2/3 cup)
Total: 40 Minutes

Recipe Time

Hands On: 30 Minutes
Total: 40 Minutes

  • 1 1/4 pounds green beans, trimmed
  • 1 tablespoon butter, divided
  • 6 ounces red pearl onions, halved lengthwise and peeled
  • 1/4 cup fat-free, lower-sodium chicken broth
  • 3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

Preparation

  • 1. Place beans into a large saucepan of boiling water; cook 3 minutes. Drain and rinse with cold water; drain well. Place beans in a large bowl; set aside.
  • 2. Heat 1 1/2 teaspoons butter in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add onions; sauté 3 minutes or until lightly browned, stirring frequently. Add broth, vinegar, and sugar; bring to a boil. Simmer 3 minutes or until syrupy. Add beans, remaining 1 1/2 teaspoons butter, salt, and pepper; toss to coat. Cook for 2 minutes or until thoroughly heated.
  • Nutritional Information

    Amount per serving

    • Calories: 56
    • Fat: 1.6g
    • Saturated fat: 0.9g
    • Monounsaturated fat: 0.4g
    • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.1g
    • Protein: 1.7g
    • Carbohydrate: 9.8g
    • Fiber: 2.8g
    • Cholesterol: 4mg
    • Iron: 0.9mg
    • Sodium: 149mg
    • Calcium: 34mg
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