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Tropical Green Beans
Tropical Green Beans Eileen Goltz | Pareve

Makes 4 servings

4 tablespoon olive oil

1 lb fresh green beans, cleaned, cut and dried

1 small onion, cut into rings

6 cloves garlic, peeled and halved

1/2 teaspoon salt

2 tablespoon balsamic vinegar

4 to 5 stalks hearts of palm, cut into 1/2" rings

1/3 cup diced sun-dried tomatoes, packed in oil

2 tablespoons toasted pine nuts

freshly ground black pepper


Preheat oven to 400. Brush a large baking dish with 2 tablespoons of the olive oil. Put green beans, onion, and garlic in dish, drizzle with remaining oil and sprinkle with salt. Bake for 25 minutes, stirring beans at least 3 times. When tender, remove beans from oven and transfer to bowl. Immediately drizzle with vinegar. Add the hearts of palm, tomatoes, pine nits and pepper to taste and toss.