Green Beans with Caramelized Onions

Course : Beans
Serves: 8
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Ingredients:

2 pounds fresh green beans -- trimmed
1 pound pearl onions
1/4 cup butter or margarine
1/3 cup firmly packed brown sugar
 

Preparation / Directions:

Arrange beans in a steamer basket over boiling water. Cover and steam 15 minutes; set aside. Place onions in boiling water 3 minutes; drain and rinse with cold water. Cut off root ends of onions; peel onions. Arrange onions in steamer basket over boiling water. Cover and steam 5 minutes; set onions aside. Melt butter in a large heavy skillet over medium heat; add sugar, and cook, stirring constantly, until bubbly. Add onions; cook 3 minutes, stirring constantly. Add beans, and cook, stirring constantly, until thoroughly heated. Variation: You may substitute 2 pounds of fresh brussels sprouts for the beans.

 

Nutritional Information:

101 Calories (kcal); 6g Total Fat; (50% calories from fat); 1g Protein; 12g Carbohydrate; 16mg Cholesterol; 198mg Sodium


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