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Green Bean Salad With Peaches and Caramelized Onions

August 4, 2016

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Green Bean Salad With Peaches and Caramelized Onions

At the August 2 Southside Market, La Familia staff and patient whipped up a warm green bean salad with caramelized peaches and onions. This is a delightfully sweet dish all around. Onions and fruit come together quite nicely.

The Recipe

Green Bean Salad With Peaches and Caramelized Onions

Yield: six – eight servings

Ingredients

  • ½ cup olive oil
  • 1 medium onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 pound firm ripe yellow peaches, sliced
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped oregano
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • Kosher salt and ground black pepper, to taste
  • 2 pounds green beans, ends trimmed

PREPARATION

  1. Heat 3 table spoons pf the olive oil in a medium skillet over medium high heat. Add onion; cook until slightly caramelized, 7-10 minutes.
  2. Stir in peaches and oregano; cook until peaches are soft, 5-7 minutes.
  3. Whisk remaining oil with vinegar, salt and pepper in a large bowl; add onion and peaches. Set aside.
  4. Bring a large sauce pan of salted water to a boil; add beans and cook until crisp-tender, 1-2 minutes. Drain and add to peach mixture; toss to combine.

La Receta

Ensalada de ejotes con duraznos y cebolla caramelizada

Porciones: seis a ocho porciones

Ingredientes

  • ½ taza de aceite de oliva
  • 1 cebolla amarilla mediana, en rebanadas finitas
  • 1 libra de duraznos maduras, en rebanadas
  • 1 cuchara sopera de orégano picadito fino
  • 2 cucharadas soperas de vinagre balsámico
  • Sal y pimiento recién molida, al gusto
  • 2 libras de ejotes, despuntados

Preparación

  1. Pon a calentar 3 cucharadas de aceite de olive en una sartén mediana a fuego medio/alto. Añade la cebolla; déjala hasta que se caramelice un poco, de 7 a 10 minutos.
  2. Añade revolviendo los duraznos y el orégano; déjalo en el fuego hasta que los duraznos se suavicen, de 5 a 7 minutos.
  3. Bate lo que queda del aceite con el vinagre, la sal, pimienta en un bol grande; agrega la cebolla y los duraznos y ponlos a un lado.
  4. Pon una cacerola con agua y sal a hervir, agrega los ejotes y cocínalos hasta que estén suaves, 1 o 2 minutos. Pasa todo a una olla con agua helada hasta que enfrié. Cuélalo y agrega a la mezcla los duraznos, revuélvelo todo para que se aderece.

This locally inspired recipe is brought to you by Pam Walker. Pam is an avid home cook, writer, and local farm and food activist who is also a board member of the Santa Fe Farmers’ Market Institute. Thank you, Pam, for helping inspire us to use locally sourced ingredients!

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