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Delicious! I made this with my garden green beans and also added in some chopped fresh garlic in the skillet with more olive oil, lots of black pepper and used seasoned salt, great flavor thanks for sharing Lori!

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Kittencal@recipezazz August 04, 2009

Very good taste. I used vidalia onions because I didn't have shallots. Also added some garlic...couldn't imagine green beans without it! Halved the recipe easily without any effect on the taste. Thanks for posting. Made for PRMR Tag.

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breezermom June 30, 2009

This was not bad at all. Not outstanding, but not bad. I had regular green beans (the smallest I could find), and par boiled them only for one minute, to set the color (this is my normal method, and gets to the doneness that we like). You need to add a mention in step two for the oil. Most of us will pick up on that, but for the novice cook, please mention it. I liked how the vinegar reduced down nearly to a syrupy consistancy, but felt that it needed something more... garlic, herbs, bacon, I'm not really sure what, but it was missing something that would really give it that wow! factor. This is a good starting point, but I will definatley experiment rather than just using the recipe as written. Thanks for posting! Made for ZWT by one of the Cooks with Dirty Faces.

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IngridH May 26, 2009

Had it been summer, I might have been able to score some more tender beans than what I was able to find. Flavor-wise, I liked the wine-vinegar reduction. I will add garlic and some bacon crumbles next time. Made for Holiday Hits 2015

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Linky December 29, 2015

Made these as a side to Christmas dinner with the woman in the family giving it a five and the man giving it a three stating it needed bacon (man shaking my head). Vary easy, healthy and tasty! Made using frozen French cut green beans and Vidalia onion, will be making again. Thanks for the post.

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Debbwl December 26, 2015

Really enjoyed this last night. I did steam the beans in the microwave, then found out I had no onion of any kind, so improvised from there. I splashed a touch of olive oil into the pan, sprinkled it with some onion powder, then added the vinegar. I used a red wine with garlic that I had bought by mistake, and I really liked this... However, the entire time it was cooking down, I felt the need to brain my husband with a frying pan as he said over and over "oh... it makes me want a pickle REAL bad... " The vinegar smell is very strong as it reduces, so be prepared. Sprinkled with some bacon crumbles before serving. Thanks for sharing.

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Queen Roachie March 23, 2013

Wonderful beans!!! This is very similar to one of our family favorites, minus the bacon! I only made 1/2 of the recipe for the two of us and I eyeballed the salt and pepper for our tastes. Just love the tang from the vinegar combined with the flavor of the shallots and green beans. Thanks for sharing the recipe. Made for ZWT 8.

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diner524 July 23, 2012

One of my favorite new ways to make green beans! Everyone loved them here!

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Cheffette Teresa July 07, 2009

We enjoyed these very much. I only had one shallot so I used some minced garlic as well. I enjoyed the vinegar flavor. Made for Las Mistico Magicos Sirenas - ZWT5.

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Kim127 June 11, 2009
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