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Dress up green beans with pearl onions and balsamic vinegar to give this worthy-of-a-special-occasion side dish a nice flavor.

Anthony Rosenfeld
Recipe by Cooking Light November 2011

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Charles Masters

Recipe Summary

hands-on:
30 mins
total:
40 mins
Yield:
Serves 8 (serving size: about 2/3 cup)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

Chef's Notes

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Nutrition Facts

56 calories; fat 1.6g; saturated fat 0.9g; mono fat 0.4g; poly fat 0.1g; protein 1.7g; carbohydrates 9.8g; fiber 2.8g; cholesterol 4mg; iron 0.9mg; sodium 149mg; calcium 34mg.
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