Sicilian-Style Roasted Vegetables with Balsamic Syrup

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Joan Hunt

By
@vegancook

We had extra green beans and red bell peppers, so I decided to roast them and treat them in the classically Sicilian agrodolce style by tossing the vegetables with orange and lemon juices and then drizzling them with reduced balsamic vinegar.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 lb
    green beans, trimmed
  • 1 large
    red bell pepper, sliced lengthwise into 1/2-inch-thick strips
  • 2 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp
    sea salt
  • 1/4 tsp
    freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/3 c
    balsamic vinegar
  • 1/4 c
    fresh orange juice
  • 1 tsp
    fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tsp
    grated orange zest

How to Make Sicilian-Style Roasted Vegetables with Balsamic Syrup

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat oven to 375°F. Toss green beans and bell pepper strips with oil, salt, and pepper in large bowl. Spread in single layer on baking sheet, and roast 20 to 25 minutes, or until vegetables are crisp-tender and beginning to brown, stirring occasionally.
  2. Bring vinegar to a boil in small saucepan over medium-high heat. Simmer 5 to 7 minutes, or until vinegar is thick and syrupy, stirring occasionally.
  3. Toss green bean mixture with orange juice, lemon juice, and orange zest in large bowl. Season with salt and pepper, if desired. Transfer to serving dish, and drizzle with balsamic vinegar syrup.

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About Sicilian-Style Roasted Vegetables with Balsamic Syrup

Regional Style: Italian
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy
Hashtags: #roasted, #green, #beans




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