Green Beans and Glazed Onions

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

  1. Cook onions, according to package directions, until tender. Drain and keep warm.
  2. Cook green beans in a large nonstick skillet in water to cover until crisp tender, about 5 minutes. Drain and keep warm.
  3. In same skillet, melt margarine over medium heat. Add balsamic vinegar and onions. Toss to glaze. Add green beans and gently mix to combine.
  4. 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