Last Editorial Review: 7/23/2007


Roasted Red Onions and Green Beans


  • 5 medium red onions
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4-1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 lbs green beans or French green beans, trimmed


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Peel onions and cut into lengthwise quarters.
  3. Toss onions with 1 tablespoon of vinegar, salt, and pepper.
  4. Place on a baking sheet lightly oiled with cooking spray. Roast onions until golden brown, 20 minutes then sprinkle lightly with water and continue roasting another 20 minutes.
  5. Rinse green beans in cold water, drain. Place into covered dish and microwave until tender, 4-5 minutes; drain.
  6. Combine roasted onions with steamed green beans, adjust seasoning and serve.

8 servings.

Nutritional Information:
per serving: 92 calories, 3.5 grams fat, 0.5 grams saturated fat, 14 grams carbohydrate, 2 grams protein, 3 grams fiber, 305 milligrams sodium.

© Recipe provided by Kathleen Zelman, MPH, RD

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