"The sweet Peruvian onion makes this special; it does not possess the strong qualities of other types. If you can't find Peruvian onions, substitute another type of sweet onion." -Denise Boba, Bloomingdale, IL
2/3 pound green beans, trimmed
1/3 pound wax beans, trimmed
1 tablespoon olive oil
4 cups (1/3-inch-thick) vertically sliced Peruvian or other sweet onion (about 1 large)
2 garlic cloves, minced
3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
1 teaspoon dried oregano
1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper
1 tablespoon capers
1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
How to Make It
Cook beans in boiling water 2 minutes or until crisp-tender; drain. Rinse under cold water; drain.
Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add onion, and sauté 3 minutes or until onion begins to brown. Add garlic; sauté 1 minute. Add beans, juice, oregano, and red pepper; cook for 1 minute or until thoroughly heated. Remove from heat. Add capers, salt, and black pepper, tossing to coat.