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
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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


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