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    Balsamic & Brown Sugar-Glazed Beans

    Total Time:

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    31 mins

    16 mins

    15 mins

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Trim the beans and cut into 2-inch lengths.
    2. 2
      Bring a pan of water to the boil, add the beans and time 4 to 5 minutes.
    3. 3
      Add bell pepper and cook 1 minute.
    4. 4
      Test beans for tenderness.
    5. 5
      Continue cooking a minute or so longer if necessary.
    6. 6
      Drain and rinse with cold water until cooled.
    7. 7
      Pat dry with paper towels.
    8. 8
      Melt a tablespoon butter in a large heavy skillet over medium heat.
    9. 9
      When hot, put pecans in pan and saute 4 minutes.
    10. 10
      Remove from the pan and set aside.
    11. 11
      Put remaining 2 tablespoons butter in pan and melt.
    12. 12
      Add balsamic vinegar, brown sugar, salt and pepper.
    13. 13
      Stir until sugar has melted and mixture has thickened.
    14. 14
      Add beans and peppers, tossing a few minutes until hot and glazed.
    15. 15
      Add pecans and serve.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on March 07, 2005

      55

      This recipe is one of the best ways to prepare green beans I've come across. I can't say enough good things about it--but I'll try..fabulous flavor, easy to put together, and inevitably a crowd pleaser. Thank you, Dancer^, for a new favorite!

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    Nutritional Facts for Balsamic & Brown Sugar-Glazed Beans

    Serving Size: 1 (133 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 175.9
     
    Calories from Fat 124
    70%
    Total Fat 13.7 g
    21%
    Saturated Fat 5.9 g
    29%
    Cholesterol 22.9 mg
    7%
    Sodium 230.0 mg
    9%
    Total Carbohydrate 12.8 g
    4%
    Dietary Fiber 3.3 g
    13%
    Sugars 8.3 g
    33%
    Protein 2.5 g
    5%

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