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Saut�ed green beans and red onion

Recipe Information

Preparation Time5 Minutes
Cook Time25 Minutes
Total Time30 Minutes
Main IngredientGreen Beans; Onions
CategoryBeans & Legumes; Vegetables
MealLunch; Dinner
TypeSide Dish
Cook MethodBoiling; Stove Top
DietLow Calorie; Low Fat; Low Carb; Low Cholesterol; Heart Healthy; Vegetarian


  • 1 cup water

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

  • 1 teaspoon coarse salt

  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper

  • 1 pound green beans, trimmed and halved

  • 1 medium red onion, cut into 1/2-inch wedges

  • 2 teaspoons balsamic vinegar


  • In a large skillet, bring 1 cup of water and the oil, salt, and pepper to a simmer over medium heat. Add the green beans and onion.

  • Cover and cook until the beans are crisp-tender, 8-10 minutes.

  • Uncover and continue cooking, stirring frequently, until the water has evaporated, the beans are tender, and the onions are beginning to brown, 5-8 minutes more.

  • Stir in the vinegar and serve

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories: 109 cal

  • Total fat: 7g

  • Saturated fat: 1g

  • Cholesterol: 0mg

  • Sodium: 592mg

  • Carbohydrate: 11g

  • Fiber: 4g

  • Sugars: 5g

  • Protein: 2g