Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 15 mins

As soon as I get them home from the market, I like to blanch fresh green beans for about five minutes and then keep them in the refrigerater (where they keep for nearly a week) until I'm ready to make this tasty recipe from the Los Angeles Times.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Spread beans in one layer across a large baking dish or baking sheet; scatter onions and garlic over beans; drizzle with vinegar and olive oil; toss to coat evenly.
  2. Bake at 450° for 10 minutes; remove from oven, toss beans again, then return to oven and continue baking for another 5 minutes.
  3. Sprinkle with salt and fresh-ground black pepper to taste; serve.


Most Helpful

These were a hit at my house. I'm always up for a different way to do green beans, and we loved the blend of flavors in this. I did cook them a little longer than the recipe calls for, just because I'm southern and we like our veggies cooked to death. ;-) Thanks!

JeriBinNC October 19, 2006

It doesn't get much simpler than this for a tasty side dish. The balsamic vinegar gives these beans a nice little zip. Thanks Deb's Recipes.

lazyme January 31, 2007

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