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Fancy Green Beans Recipe
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Fancy Green Beans Recipe

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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
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 8 servings

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

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.

Directions

  1. 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.
  2. In a large skillet, cook bacon over medium heat until crisp. Using a slotted spoon, remove to paper towels to drain.
  3. 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.
Originally published as Fancy Green Beans in Simple & Delicious July/August 2009, p45

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.

Reviews for Fancy Green Beans(19)

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Reviewed Aug. 17, 2011

These are flavorful and the entire family loved them. Since I have "gouty" menfolk, I substituted ham base for the bacon.

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Reviewed Jul. 16, 2011

I found the green beans to be a bit on the bland side. I say I would try it again but would make it spicier.

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Reviewed Jul. 16, 2011

I bet thie would also be good with snap peas. Might try that.

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Reviewed Jul. 16, 2011

I bet these would also be good on snap peas. Might try that.

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Reviewed Jul. 16, 2011

tasty. Servec to friends at a steak BBQ. Perfect side dish...easy to prepare

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