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Gourmet Oil and Vinegar

Gourmet Oil and Vinegar

Roasted Green Beans with balsamic and honey drizzle

Roasted Green Beans with balsamic vinegar and honey drizzle

Don’t boil your green beans try this alternative: roasted green beans with an aged balsamic vinegar honey coating, topped with toasted walnuts.

Ingredients

  • 1 lb fresh green beans, stems and ends snapped off
  • 1 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil to drizzle
  • Sea Salt and pepper
  • 1 Tbsp aged balsamic vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon gourmet honey
  • 1 teaspoon minced fresh thyme
  • 2 medium thin-sliced cloves of garlic
  • 1/2 medium sweet onion, cut into 1/2 inch thick wedges
  • 1/3 cup toasted chopped walnuts

Method
Place oven rack to middle position, preheat oven to 450°F. Line rimmed baking sheet with aluminum foil (prevents burning and is an easy cleanup); spread green beans and onion wedges on baking sheet. Drizzle with extra virgin olive oil; using hands, to coat evenly. Sprinkle with 1/2 teaspoon of sea salt, toss to coat, and distribute in an even layer. Roast for 10 minutes.

While roasting, using a small bowl, combine balsamic vinegar, honey, thyme, and garlic slices. After green beans and onions have roasted for 10 minutes, remove from oven. Drizzle balsamic vinegar honey mixture over the beans and onions; you can use use tongs to coat evenly. Put back in the oven and roast until onions and beans are dark golden brown in spots and beans have started to shrivel, about 12-15 minutes longer. Season to taste with sea salt and fresh ground pepper. Place roasted green beans and onions on a serving dish, sprinkle with toasted chopped walnuts, and serve.

Serves 4.

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