Green Beans with Caramelized Onions

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 1 h
  • Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • ¼ cup olive oil, divided 60 mL
  • 2 onions, thinly sliced
  • ¼ tsp salt 1 mL
  • 1 lb green beans, trimmed 500 g
  • 2 tbsp thinly sliced sundried tomatoes 30 mL
  • 2 tbsp balsamic vinegar 30 mL
  • ¼ cup crumbled goat cheese 60 mL
  • 2 tbsp toasted pine nuts 30 mL

Directions

  • Step 1

    Heat 1 tbsp (15 mL) oil in large skillet set over medium heat. Add onions and salt. Reduce heat to medium-low. Cook, stirring occasionally, 30 to 40 min., or until golden brown. Meanwhile, cook beans in boiling salted water 4 to 5 min., or until tender. Drain.

  • Step 2

    Toss green beans with caramelized onions and sundried tomatoes. Transfer to serving dish. Whisk remaining oil with balsamic vinegar. Drizzle over beans. Sprinkle with goat cheese and pine nuts. Serve warm or room temperature.

Tip

To toast pine nuts, bake on parchment paper-lined baking sheet in 350°F (180°C) oven, 5 to 6 min., or until lightly golden brown and fragrant.

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Nutrition Facts

  • Nutrition Description Per serving (1/4 of the recipe):
  • Calories 230
  • Fat 18 g
  • Saturated Fat 3.5 g
  • Carbs 15 g
  • Sugar 7 g
  • Protein 4 g
  • Cholesterol 5 mg
  • Fibre 4 g
  • Sodium 200 mg