These robust, seasoned vegetables pair beautifully with any quick-cooking entree. Try them with steak, chicken, pork chops, or salmon.”


  • 1 pound green beans, ends trimmed (if desired)
  • 1 medium red onion, cut into thin wedges
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • ⅛ teaspoon salt
  • ⅛ teaspoon pepper
  • 4 medium yellow summer squash, halved lengthwise and sliced ¼ inch thick
  • ⅔ cup balsamic vinegar


  • 1Preheat oven to 450°F.
  • 2Combine beans, onion, and garlic in a shallow roasting pan. Drizzle with olive oil; sprinkle with salt and pepper. Toss mixture till the beans are evenly coated. Spread into a single layer on bottom of the pan.
  • 3Roast in the preheated oven for 8 minutes. Stir in squash and roast for 5 to 7 minutes more or until the vegetables are tender and slightly browned.
  • 4Meanwhile, bring balsamic vinegar to boiling in a small saucepan over medium-high heat. Reduce the heat and boil gently for 8 to 10 minutes or until the vinegar is reduced by half (the vinegar will thicken slightly).
  • 5Drizzle the vinegar over the roasted vegetables; toss until the vegetables are evenly coated.