Hosting Your First Thanksgiving: Caramelized Onion Green Beans

Aired November 16, 2009

Serves Serves 6
1 tablespoon EVOO - Extra Virgin Olive Oil
1 tablespoon butter
1 large onion, sliced
1 1/2 pounds fresh green beans, trimmed

In a medium skillet over medium-high heat, heat oil and butter and add onion to the pan. Let cook until light brown and caramelized, about 20 minutes.

While the onions are caramelizing cook green beans 5 minutes in 1-inch of boiling water, covered. Drain beans and toss them in the skillet with the finished onions. Season with salt and pepper and toss until combined and hot.