Green Bean Reduction

Green Bean Reduction Recipe

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Rainn Thomas


I absolutely dislike green beans, however with this reduction I can actually say i enjoy eating them from time to time. Everyone I know loves this reduction and it goes very well as a veggie side with beef.


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5 Min
20 Min
Stove Top


  • 1 Tbsp
    olive oil, extra virgin
  • 3 Tbsp
    balsamic vinegar
  • 3 Tbsp
    brown sugar, light
  • 1/2 tsp
    garlic, minced
  • 4 Tbsp
    red wine
  • 16 oz
    green beans, frozen

How to Make Green Bean Reduction


  1. add all ingredients to a medium skillet
  2. cook on medium heat until the sauce is boiling
  3. reduce heat to a simmer, continue to simmer until reduced by half and beans are tender.
  4. remove from heat and let rest for about 5 minutes, then serve.
  5. OPTIONAL: sprinkle with shredded Parmesan if desired

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About Green Bean Reduction

Course/Dish: Vegetables
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Heirloom

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