Rosemary-Onion Green Beans
From Jackson, Mississippi, Lucy Banks writes, "I came across this recipe in a cookbook from France. Every time I serve it, people want to know what gives the green beans their unique flavor. It's the rosemary, of course!"
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 25 min.
- 2 small onions, thinly sliced
- 1 fresh rosemary sprig
- 2 teaspoons butter
- 1-1/4 pounds fresh green beans, trimmed
- 1/4 cup water
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon pepper
- In a large nonstick skillet, saute onions and rosemary in butter for 3-5 minutes or until onions are tender.
- Add the beans, water, salt and pepper. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and cook for 7-9 minutes or just until beans are tender. Discard rosemary.
Nutrition Facts1 cup: 70 calories, 2g fat (1g saturated fat), 5mg cholesterol, 175mg sodium, 12g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 5g fiber), 3g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 vegetable, 1/2 fat.
Originally published as Rosemary Green Beans with Braised Onions in Taste of Home February/March 2007