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Green Beans With Caramelized Onion Vinaigrette

Green Beans With Caramelized Onion Vinaigrette
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Ingredients

Directions

  1. In a large skillet, over medium heat, heat the butter and 2 tablespoons of the oil. Add the onion, sugar, and 1/2 teaspoon of the salt. Cook, stirring occasionally, for 25 minutes. Add the vinegar. Cook, stirring, for 1 minute. Add the remaining oil, 1/4 teaspoon of the salt, and the pepper.
  2. Transfer half the mixture to a blender and puree, then return to skillet.
  3. Meanwhile, cook the green beans with the remaining 1/4 teaspoon of salt in boiling water until tender, about 4 minutes. Transfer to a bowl of ice water. Drain and pat dry. Transfer to a serving bowl, toss with the onion mixture, and sprinkle with the zest.
By November, 2005

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories 199.26Calories From Fat 82%
  • Calcium 40.67mg
  • Carbohydrate 8.76g
  • Cholesterol 3.76mg
  • Fat 18.42g
  • Fiber 3.59g
  • Iron 1.19mg
  • Protein 1.93mg
  • Sat Fat 3.2g
  • Sodium 147.01mg
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101 .

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Green beans in a bowl of ice cubes
Blanching vegetables locks in flavor, texture, and color, and you don't have to worry about undercooking or overcooking.

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