Lets be honest, canned green beans really are a disgrace to vegetables. Fresh frozen green beans are are a good substitute, but fresh green beans are always the best. This recipe is a quick and easy side dish using fresh green beans that will pair well with a wide variety of dishes. This recipe uses our Pastamore Traditional Barrel-Aged Balsamic Vinegar.
1 lb - French green beans (haricot vert)
1 Tbsp - Pastamore Traditional Barrel-Aged Balsamic Vinegar
1.5 Tbsp - unsalted butter
3 - garlic cloves, minced
Zest from 1/2 lemon (optional)
To taste - salt and black pepper
1. Rinse the green beans with water, and then pat dry with a towel.
2. Heat a large frying pan on the stove over medium heat. Once hot, add the butter and allow to warm. Add the green beans to the pan. Cook for 3-4 minutes, and then add the minced garlic.
3. Season to taste with salt and black pepper and add the lemon zest. When the green beans are nearly cooked, add the Pastamore Traditional Barrel-Aged Balsamic Vinegar. Cook until tender but still with a crunch.
4. Serve immediately with you favorite entree.
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