Green Beans with Onion

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 10 min
  • Prep: 2 min
  • Cook: 8 min
  • Yield: 4 servings
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1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil, eyeball it

1 tablespoon butter

1 small onion, chopped

1 cup chicken broth

1 to 1 1/4 pounds trimmed green beans  (see Cook's Note) 



  1. To a medium pan over medium heat add extra-virgin olive oil and butter and onion. Saute onion 3 minutes, add broth and bring to a boil. Add beans, season with salt and cover pan and simmer 8 minutes, until tender.

Cook’s Note

Many markets have trimmed raw beans in packages in the fresh produce department in 1 pound packages