Warm Balsamic Green Beans

Warm Balsamic Green Beans

Green beans take on a new taste sensation with the addition of honey and balsamic vinegar.

10 min. prep time
8 servings
000 Ratings



1/2 cup slivered almonds
1 tablespoon sugar


1/4 cup onion, chopped
2 teaspoons finely chopped fresh garlic
1 pound fresh green beans, trimmed, cut in half
1 medium (1 cup) red bell pepper, chopped
1 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
2 tablespoons honey
1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar


Place all topping ingredients into 8-inch nonstick skillet. Cook, stirring constantly, over medium-low heat 7-10 minutes or until almonds are golden and caramelized. Immediately remove from heat; spread onto waxed paper to cool.

Melt 3 tablespoons Butter with Olive Oil & Sea Salt in 12-inch skillet over medium heat until sizzling; add onion and garlic. Cook 3-5 minutes or until onion begins to soften. Add green beans, red bell pepper, salt and pepper. Continue cooking 5 minutes. Cover; cook 8-10 minutes or until beans are crisply tender. Add honey and vinegar; continue cooking 2-3 minutes or until sauce thickens and beans are well coated.

Place beans into serving bowl; top with caramelized almonds.

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories: 140

Fat: 9g

Cholesterol: 10mg

Sodium: 340mg

Carbohydrates: 14g

Dietary Fiber: 3g

Protein: 3g

Recipe #15380©2012Land O'Lakes, Inc.

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