Green Beans With Caramelized Onion Vinaigrette
Serves 8| Hands-On Time: | Total Time:
- 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.
- Transfer half the mixture to a blender and puree, then return to skillet.
- 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.
- 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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