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Balsamic Green Beans

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A flavor twist for the common green bean that's easy to make for family and for a specail dinner.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Side Dish
Servings 4 people


  • skillet, knife, spoon, cutting board


  • 1 pound fresh green beans
  • 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 1 /2 medium onion, minced


  • Trim and cut washed green beans into bite size pieces
  • In a skillet bring 2 appx cups of water to boil
  • Mince onion
  • Put green beans in boiling water, cook until bright green
  • Remove immediately, drain, rinse with cold water and put a few ice cubes to stop the beans from cooking
  • Add minced onion and butter to the skillet and lightly saute
  • Add the balsamic vinegar, cook on medium heat stirring frequently until the balsamic vinegar thickens This doesn'ttake long
  • Add cooled green beans to the skillet and toss to coat throughly while heating the beans
  • When warm enough, serve