This French Green Beans with Caramelized Onions + Pistachios side dish will not disappoint. It is the perfect way to get your guest and children to eat their veggies! It is a great dish to dress up green beans for a holiday, special occasion, or dinner party. Please try this out.
- 500 g green bean
- 6 liters boiling water
- 1/3 cup salt
- 2 large onion, sliced
- 4 tbsp vegetable oil
- pinch of Kosher salt
- 1/2 cup blue cheese, crumbles
- 1/2 cup pistachio, toasted
Use a sweeter variety of onions with higher quantities of natural sugar, like yellow and white onions. Slice onions to thin uniform pieces, slicing. Avoid overcrowding when you frying onions. Fill a large pot with water, use generous amounts of salt. Water should taste as salty as seawater then add green beans in salty boiling water about 2 and a half minutes if necessary continue cooking until tender. Shock green beans in the ice water bath, so stop the cooking process.
Return green beans to medium-high heat pan add oil and cook for 2 minutes until thoroughly heated, tossing to combine. Remove from heat sprinkle with pistachios, caramelized onion, salt, and pepper. Garnish with blue cheese. Serve immediately.