Sauteed Beans and Pearl Onions

READY IN: 30mins
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 2
    lbs green beans, trimmed
  • 2
    (284 g) packages white pearl onions
  • 2
    tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 2
    cloves fresh minced garlic
  • 2
    tablespoons lemon juice
  • salt and pepper
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DIRECTIONS

  • Fill a large bowl with ice water; set aside.
  • In a pot of boiling salted water, cook green beans, in 2 batches until firm-tender (about 3 minutes).
  • With tongs, transfer to ice water, stir until beans are very cold.
  • Remove immediately; pat dry.
  • Place the pearl onions in a bowl.
  • Cover with boiling water; let stand for 1 minute; drain and peel.
  • In a large Dutch oven, heat oil over med-high heat.
  • Fry onions until golden in places (about 8 minutes).
  • Add 2/3 cup water and garlic; cover, and simmer until onions are tender, and almost no liquid remains (about 10 minutes).
  • Add beans, lemon juice, salt and pepper, tossing until beans are hot (about 5 minutes).
  • Transfer to a serving platter.
  • Note: If desired, drizzle melted butter on top of bean/onion platter before serving.
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