Green Beans and Glazed Onions
(makes 10 servings)
1 10-ounce (360 g) bag frozen baby pearl onions
2 pounds (860 g) fresh green beans, trimmed
2 tablespoons (25 g) reduced-fat margarine
1 tablespoon (15 ml) balsamic vinegar
- Cook onions, according to package directions, until tender. Drain and keep warm.
- Cook green beans in a large nonstick skillet in water to cover until crisp tender, about 5 minutes. Drain and keep warm.
- In same skillet, melt margarine over medium heat. Add balsamic vinegar and onions. Toss to glaze. Add green beans and gently mix to combine.
- Transfer to a serving dish and serve hot.
Per serving: 60 calories (21% calories from fat), 2 g protein, 2 g total fat (0.3 g saturated fat), 11 g carbohydrates, 3 g dietary fiber, 0 cholesterol, 37 mg sodium
Diabetic exchanges: 1/2 carbohydrate (2 vegetable), 1/2 fat