Green Beans in Lemon Honey
Even vegetable haters will love this combination of sweet and tart flavors. Use this recipe to complement a grilled steak or pork chops.
Serves: 4Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 25 minutesDifficulty: Easy
- 1⁄2 lemon, thinly sliced
- 2 Tbsp. butter
- 3 Tbsp. honey
- 1 tsp. cider vinegar
- 1⁄2 tsp. salt
- 1 tsp. cornstarch
- 1 Tbsp. water
- 1⁄2 cup chopped parsley
- 3 cups fresh green beans
- 1 medium white onion, peeled and chopped
- Slice the lemon into wedges no thicker than 1⁄8 inch. In a small saucepan, combine the lemon slices with the butter, honey, vinegar, and salt. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly, for 5 minutes.
- Stir together the cornstarch and water until you have a light paste. Stir this into the lemon mixture. Bring to a boil, then cook on low heat for about 3 minutes. Stir in the parsley.
- Place the green beans and onions in a large saucepan and pour the lemon mixture over them. Cook over medium heat, covered, for 15 minutes or until the beans are cooked through but not soggy.