Caramelized Onions and Pecan Green Beans Recipe

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Sweet and Nutty Green Beans that everyone loves!

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Servings: 10


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  1. Cut onion in half and thinly slice. Bring a pot of water to a boil and add green beans and cook for 5 minutes. Drain green beans and drop in a bowl with ice and water to stop the cooking. Green beans need to be al-dente.
  2. Melt margarine in a large skillet over medium high heat. Add pecan pieces and sauté for about five minutes until pecans are toasted. Remove pecans from skillet with a slotted spoon and set aside. Add onions t skillet and cook stirring often about 15 minutes until onions are caramel colored. Add sugar to skillet and combine well. Return pecans to skillet with onions. Add salt and pepper and combine well and cook about five more minutes until it is completely heated.


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Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving %DV
Serving Size 116g
Recipe makes 10 servings
Calories 205  
Calories from Fat 81 40%
Total Fat 9.44g 12%
Saturated Fat 1.3g 5%
Trans Fat 0.85g  
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 292mg 12%
Potassium 381mg 11%
Total Carbs 24.38g 7%
Dietary Fiber 9.3g 31%
Sugars 1.22g 1%
Protein 7.09g 11%
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  • John Spottiswood
    October 17, 2008
    Tracy..this sounds easy and absolutely awesome! I'm going to try this soon and take a picture to put on the site. Keep your eye out for it. Thanks for sharing!

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