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Green Beans with Pickled Onions

Posted by on Aug. 31, 2013 at 2:59 PM
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     Green Beans with Pickled Onions from the Betty Crocker site!

     

You Need:

3
cups fresh green beans, strings removed
1/4
cup cider vinegar
1
tablespoon sugar
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/8
teaspoon pepper
1/2
medium red onion, very thinly sliced
2
teaspoons olive or vegetable oil

To Make:

  • 1In 2-quart saucepan, heat 1/2 cup water to boiling over high heat. Add green beans; cover and return to boiling. Reduce heat; simmer covered 10 to 12 minutes or until tender. Drain; cool in colander under cold running water.
  • 2Meanwhile, in shallow bowl, stir vinegar, sugar, salt and pepper until sugar is dissolved. Add onion; toss to coat. Let stand 10 minutes, tossing occasionally. Drain, reserving 1 tablespoon vinegar mixture.
  • 3In medium serving bowl, place beans; top with onion. Drizzle with reserved vinegar mixture and the oil; toss to coat.

Tips:

Quick-pickling an onion tames its heat and gives it a beautiful pink color. A pickled onion's flavors go well with grilled salmon, lamb or pork chops.

You can cook the beans up to two days ahead, but for the brightest color, don't toss with the dressing until just before serving.

Info:

  • PREP TIME 25 Min
  • TOTAL TIME 25 Min
  • SERVINGS 4
by on Aug. 31, 2013 at 2:59 PM
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Replies (1-10):
jessicasmom1
by Laina on Aug. 31, 2013 at 3:06 PM

yum 

terri76
by Gold Member on Aug. 31, 2013 at 3:14 PM

Looks Good

kaybear123
by Kayla on Sep. 15, 2013 at 8:11 PM

Gonna have to pass 

MYBABYANDI
by on Sep. 16, 2013 at 12:03 AM
does not look good atall
Lauren486
by Lauren on Sep. 16, 2013 at 5:37 AM

Sounds good to me.  Could we add this recipe to the "learning to love green beans" post as well please?  I  figure if I have enough recipes there, everyone can find one that will work for them and their family :)

michiganmom116
by Rhonda on Sep. 16, 2013 at 8:04 AM

Hm....I've never had a pickled onion...this sounds doable.

batjmom
by Sarah on Sep. 16, 2013 at 8:06 AM
Not for me.
Cafe AmyB
by Head Admin on Sep. 16, 2013 at 8:17 AM

This is actually one of my favorite ways to eat green beans. 

sweetheart4171
by Peggy on Sep. 16, 2013 at 8:22 AM

Sounds good!

EthansMomma2010
by on Sep. 16, 2013 at 10:23 AM

 not really a fan of pickled stuff. :(

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