Green beans with almonds & caramelized onions

Green beans with almonds & caramelized onions


1 tablespoon olive oil
1 large white onion, thinly sliced
1 tablespoon sugar
1 pound green beans, trimmed
1 teaspoon butter
1/4 teaspoon salt
  Freshly ground black pepper, to taste
2 tablespoons sliced almonds, toasted


Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add onion and sugar and cook, stirring frequently, over medium-low heat, until the onion is very tender and caramelized, about 15 minutes.

Meanwhile, bring a large pot of water to a boil in a large saucepan. Add beans and cook until tender-crisp, 6 – 8 minutes. Drain under cold running water and drain again.

Add green beans, butter, salt, and pepper to the skillet. Cook, stirring, until the beans are heated through. Sprinkle with the almonds just before serving.




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Nutrition facts

Serving Size 1/2 cup
Calories 110
Fat 6 g
Sat Fat 1 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 5 mg
Sodium 150 mg
Carbohydrate 14 g
Fiber 5 g
Protein 2 g

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