Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Honey Balsamic Glazed Green Beans






Crisp green beans covered in a honey balsamic glaze.
Ummmm...NoM nOm
We love green veggies in our house.
I like every color veggie.
My kids especially love green beans.
I can eat them in every way possible.
They are the only vegetable my daughter will eat cooked.
She only eats raw veggies, she is my little 
Maddie-Rabbit.
This makes me very happy.
I am a firm believer in that everything 
tastes better with something on it.
Call me a spooger, I always
need a sauce or seasoning or something to dip in.
So I give you these.
I hope you like them!




Ingredients
16 ounces green beans
2 low sodium vegetable bouillan cubes
Water for boiling
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 clove garlic, minced
1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
1 teaspoon honey
1 teaspoon onion powder
Salt and freshly cracked black pepper




Directions
Bring a large pot of water to a boil over medium heat. Add the vegetable bouillon cubes. Add the beans and blanch them for 2 minutes. Immediately remove the beans from the water and add them to an ice bath to stop the cooking process. Drain.

In a large saucepan, heat the olive oil over medium heat. Add the garlic and green beans. Cover, and cook for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Uncover, then stir in the vinegar, honey, onion powder, and salt and pepper, to taste. Serve immediately.

*adapted from Paula Deen

5 comments :

  1. Could the flavoring of these green beans be any better? I seriously don't think so. Love them!

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  2. Always looking for new ideas to use up all the beans from the garden. This looks like a great new recipe to try!

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  3. I'm always looking for new ways to cook veggies and this is a great one. YUM

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  4. I just love fresh Green Beans and your recipe for the glaze looks delicious! Thanks so much for sharing this awesome recipe with Full Plate Thursday. Hope you are having a great weekend and come back to see us real soon!
    Miz Helen

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