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Fancy Green Beans

 Fancy Green Beans
What a treat for green beans! You’ll love the sweet-salty sauce, nutty taste of cashews and sprinkling of bacon. Kelly Waller - Madison, Florida
8 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 30 min.

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 pounds fresh green beans, trimmed
  • 2 bacon strips, diced
  • 2 tablespoons teriyaki sauce
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 tablespoon butter, melted
  • 1/2 cup sliced sweet red pepper
  • 1 small onion, cut into thin wedges
  • 1/2 cup salted whole cashews
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice

Directions

  • Place beans in a large saucepan and cover with water. Bring to a
  • boil. Cover and cook for 4-6 minutes or until crisp-tender. Drain
  • and immediately place beans in ice water. Drain and pat dry.
  • In a large skillet, cook bacon over medium heat until crisp. Using a
  • slotted spoon, remove to paper towels to drain.
  • Meanwhile, in a small bowl, combine the teriyaki sauce, honey and
  • butter. Saute pepper and onion in drippings until tender. Add the
  • beans, teriyaki mixture, bacon, cashews and lemon juice; heat
  • through. Yield: 8 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 3/4 cup equals 139 calories, 9 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 8 mg cholesterol, 278 mg sodium, 12 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 4 g protein.