Spicy Green Beans with Caramelized Onions

Spicy Green Beans with Caramelized Onions

Caramelized onions provide a simple addition to this spicy green bean side dish - ready in just 25 minutes.

Prep Time

25

Minutes

Total Time

25

Minutes

Makes

8

servings

1
tablespoon olive oil
1
tablespoon sugar
1
large white onion, thinly sliced (1 1/2 cups)
1
lb fresh green beans, trimmed
2
tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/2
teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  1. In 10-inch skillet, heat oil and sugar over medium heat, stirring occasionally. Add onion; cook 10 to 15 minutes, stirring frequently, until tender and light golden brown. Remove onion from skillet.
  2. To same skillet, add remaining ingredients. Cook 3 to 5 minutes, stirring constantly, until beans are crisp-tender. Stir in onion; cook until thoroughly heated.
Makes 8 servings (1/2 cup each)
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Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 50
    • (Calories from Fat 15),
  • Total Fat 2g
    • (Saturated Fat 0g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 0mg;
  • Sodium 280mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 8g
    • (Dietary Fiber 2g,
    • Sugars 4g),
  • Protein 1g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 0 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 1 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.