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Monday, February 4, 2013

Balsamic Pomegranate Green Beans



I discovered this marvelous recipe on pbs.org of all places!  We were blessed with green beans from the co-op this weekend and I was so pleased with how quickly this comes together.


Balsamic Pomegranate Green Beans

1 lb. fresh green beans, trimmed
1/3 c. balsamic vinegar
2 T. olive oil
¼ c. fresh pomegranate seeds
¼ c. crumbled feta cheese
2 T. chopped walnuts

Bring a medium pot of salt water to a boil. Add the beans and cook until bright green and tender, but not soft, about 4-5 minutes. Drain the beans in a colander. Quickly rinse the beans under cold running water and set aside.
Heat the balsamic vinegar in a non-stick saut√© pan on medium high heat for 2 minutes.  The sauce should be the consistency of thick syrup. Whisk in the olive oil, and remove the pan from heat.
Transfer the beans from the colander to a large serving tray. Evenly sprinkle the beans with pomegranate seeds, feta cheese and the walnuts.  Drizzle the reduced vinegar all over the beans.  Serve it forth!

This post is linked to: Homemade Mondays

4 comments:

Lisa Lynn said...

Yum! Found you on Mostly Homemade Monday and would love to have you share this today on The Creative HomeAcre Hop!
http://www.theselfsufficienthomeacre.com/2013/02/the-creative-homeacre-hop.html

Joan@TheChickenMama said...

Look so good - and easy too! Definitely trying it this week. (Hopped by from Homemade Mondays)

Alison P. said...

Those look really good. I make my green beans like my asparagus with olive oil, salt, pepper, parmesan cheese and lemon. I have never tried to do anything with feta. It looks like it might over shadow anything else with the meal :) YUM!!!

Rosemari Roast said...

Ooooh … this sounds wonderful!