never would normally think of serving green beans with red wine, but
this dish is an easy match to the Cabernet Franc. This recipe is
simple, delicious, and a very nice pair to the Cab Franc. The garlic
and onions add another layer of flavor that elevates the green beans to
be almost an entrée on their own. Serve as a side dish to a nice
steak and your meal is made.
1 pound fresh green beans (trimmed)
1 tbsp olive oil
1 onion, chopped
3 garlic gloves, minced
salt and pepper to taste
a large pot of water to a boil. Add 1 teaspoon of salt and the green
beans and cook for about 2 minutes until blanched. Drain and rinse with
cold water, until cool, or place in a bowl of ice cold water.
the oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the onion and garlic
and cook until softened. Add in the green beans, season with salt and
pepper to taste, sauté for 3 minutes or until desired
Serve warm with Cabernet Franc.