Caramelized Onion, Green Bean, and Cherry Tomato Tian

Caramelized Onion, Green Bean, and Cherry Tomato Tian Recipe
Randy Mayor; Lydia DeGaris-Pursell
This slightly sweet vegetable dish takes its name from the French term (pronounced tee-AHN) for mixed vegetables prepared gratin-style.

Yield:

6 servings (serving size: 1 cup)

Recipe from

Cooking Light

Nutritional Information

Calories 75
Caloriesfromfat 16 %
Fat 1.3 g
Satfat 0.6 g
Monofat 0.3 g
Polyfat 0.2 g
Protein 3.7 g
Carbohydrate 14 g
Fiber 3.7 g
Cholesterol 2 mg
Iron 1.3 mg
Sodium 216 mg
Calcium 86 mg

Ingredients

5 cups (1-inch) cut green beans (about 1 pound)
Cooking spray
3 cups thinly sliced onion
6 garlic cloves, minced
2 teaspoons sugar
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
1 teaspoon dried basil
1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
4 cups cherry tomatoes, halved
1/4 cup (1 ounce) grated fresh Parmesan cheese

Preparation

Preheat oven to 400°.

Cook beans in boiling water 3 minutes. Drain and rinse under cold water; set aside.

Heat a nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray over medium-high heat. Add onion and next 4 ingredients (onion through pepper); saute 8 minutes or until lightly browned, stirring frequently. Stir in vinegar, basil, and oregano; cook 2 minutes. Remove from heat.

Arrange beans in an 11 x 7-inch baking dish coated with cooking spray. Top with onion mixture. Arrange tomatoes on top of onion mixture, and sprinkle with cheese. Bake at 400° for 35 minutes or until the cheese is lightly browned.

December 2001
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