Sweet-And-Sour Beans

Oxmoor House
4 servings


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1 pound fresh green beans, snapped
1 small onion, finely chopped
1 tablespoon butter or margarine
1 1/2 teaspoons all-purpose flour
3/4 cup water
1/4 cup vinegar
1 tablespoon sugar
1/2 teaspoon salt
Pinch of pepper
2 whole cloves
1 bay leaf


Cook beans, covered, in a small amount of boiling salted water 20 minutes. Drain.

Saute onion in butter in a medium saucepan until tender. Add flour, stirring until smooth. Cook 1 minute, stirring constantly. Combine remaining ingredients; add to onion mixture, stirring until smooth. Add beans; cover and cook over low heat 15 minutes or until beans are tender. Discard cloves and bay leaf.

Created date

February 2010