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Balsamic Green Beans with Red Onions and Shallots

Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Servings: 4


  • 1 tsp of olive oil
  • 1/2 red onion sliced thinly
  • 1 shallot sliced thinly
  • 3 cloves of garlic minced
  • 1/2 cup of beef broth
  • 2 cups of green beans trimmed
  • 2 tbsp of balsamic vinegar
  • Sea salt and freshly cracked pepper to taste
  • 1 tsp butter


  • Heat a teaspoon of olive oil in a skillet over medium heat. Add the onions and shallots then cook for 6 minutes, stirring often, or until softened. Add the garlic and sauté, stirring constantly, for 1 minute. Add the beef broth; cook for 4 minutes or until the onions are really tender and the liquid almost evaporates. Add the green beans and vinegar; cover and cook for 4 minutes or until the beans are crisp-tender. Remove from heat and stir in 1 tsp of butter then season with sea salt and freshly cracked pepper, to taste. Enjoy.