Green Beans with Roasted Onions

Green Beans with Roasted Onions

Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 45 mins
Total Time 55 mins
Course Side Dish


  • 6 medium onions, cut vertically through the root and into 12-14 wedges
  • 6 tbsp butter
  • 2 cups low sodium chicken broth
  • 3 tbsp sugar
  • 2 tbsp red wine vinegar
  • 3 lbs slender green beans, ends trimmed


  • Preheat oven to 450°F.
  • Spray or oil baking sheet. Arrange onions in a single layer. Dot onions with 4 Tbs. butter, dividing equally. Season with salt and pepper. Bake until the onions are dark brown on bottom, about 35 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, boil the broth over high heat until reduced to ½ cup. Add sugar and vinegar and whisk until the sugar dissolves and mixture boils.
  • Add onions to sauce, reduce heat to medium-low. Simmer until liquid is slightly reduced, about 5 minutes. Season with salt and pepper if necessary.
  • Steam beans to taste, el dente, toss with 2 tbs. butter and pile onions on top to serve.