Balsamic Green Beans

Roasted green beans tossed with balsamic vinegar gives you a tasty side dish ready in 35 minutes.

  • Prep Time 30 min
  • Total Time 30 min
  • Servings 10

2 1/2
lb fresh green beans, trimmed
2
tablespoons olive oil
1
teaspoon salt
1/2
teaspoon freshly ground pepper
1/2
cup balsamic vinegar

  • 1 Heat oven to 475°F. In large bowl, toss green beans with oil. Spread beans in ungreased 15x10x1-inch pan; sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  • 2 Roast uncovered 15 to 18 minutes or until charred in appearance (do not stir).
  • 3 Meanwhile, in 1-quart saucepan, cook vinegar over medium heat about 9 minutes or until syrupy and reduced to 3 tablespoons.
  • 4 Toss hot beans with balsamic syrup. Serve immediately.

Expert Tips

The balsamic syrup can be made a day ahead and stored at room temperature. Consider making a few extra batches of the syrup for gift giving.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
61
,
% Daily Value
Total Fat
3g
3%
(Saturated Fat
0g,
0%
),
Sodium
244mg
244%;
Total Carbohydrate
8g
8%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
),
Protein
2g
2%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Vegetable; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.