Green Beans With Sour Cream Onion Sauce Recipe


Difficulty LevelEasyCuisine
Main Ingredient


 Thinly sliced onions1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Defatted chicken broth1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs) (Fat Skimmed)
 Dry sherry/Cream sherry1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Cornstarch1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Sour cream1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Dried thyme1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Green beans2 Pound, stem ends trimmed, rinsed
 Salt To Taste

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 911 Calories from Fat 409

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 46 g71.5%

Saturated Fat 26.6 g132.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 119.6 mg

Sodium 1517.4 mg63.2%

Total Carbohydrates 98 g32.7%

Dietary Fiber 34.9 g139.6%

Sugars 25.6 g

Protein 29 g58.6%

Vitamin A 28.6% Vitamin C 19.3%

Calcium 44.8% Iron 27.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. In a 10- to 12-inch frying pan over high heat, frequently stir onions, 1 cup broth, and sherry until liquid is evaporated and onions begin to brown, 15 to 20 minutes.
2. In a bowl, mix cornstarch with remaining 1/4 cup broth. Add sour cream and thyme; mix well. Add to onion mixture and scrape browned bits free from bottom of pan; stir until sauce boils. Keep warm.
3. Meanwhile, in a 5- to 6-quart pan over high heat, bring 2 quarts water to a boil. Add beans and cook until tender-crisp to bite, 5 to 10 minutes. Drain.
4. Put beans in a bowl and pour onion sauce over them. Add salt to taste.