Green Beans with Onion

[quicklook-recipe prep_time=”5 min” cook_time=”30 min” serves=”6″ details=”” ] In this traditional Southern side dish, green beans are flavored with onions,

[quicklook-recipe prep_time=”5 min” cook_time=”30 min” serves=”6″ details=”” ]

In this traditional Southern side dish, green beans are flavored with onions, cayenne pepper and herbs.
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  • 1 pound fresh green beans or 1 package (16 ounces) frozen whole green beans
  • 1 tablespoon olive or vegetable oil
  • 1 medium-size yellow onion, sliced

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[ingredients-right]

  • 1/2 teaspoon each dried marjoram leaves and oregano leaves
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne)

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[step-list-wrapper title=”How to make it” time=”40 minutes”]
[step-item number=”1″ image_url=”” title=”” ]In a large saucepan, bring 1/2 inch of water to a boil over high heat. Add fresh whole beans. Lower the heat and simmer, covered, for 15 to 20 minutes or until crisp-tender. (Or cook the frozen beans according to package directions.) Drain, removing the beans. [/step-item]

[step-item number=”2″ image_url=”” title=”” ]In the same saucepan, heat the oil over moderate heat. Add the onion and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until tender and browned. Stir in the beans, marjoram, oregano, salt and red pepper. Heat through. [/step-item]

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[nutrition-info calories=”50″ calories_fat=”” fat=”2g” sat_fat=”0g” choles=”0mg” sodium=”91mg” carbs=”7g” sugars=”” protein=”2g” fiber=”3g”]

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Originally Published in Reader's Digest

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