Holiday Green Beans Recipe
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Holiday Green Beans Recipe

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"To make my green beans more festive for the holidays, I add dried cranberries," notes field editor Darlene Brenden of Salem, Oregon. "The touch of sweet honey complements the orange peel and tart cranberries."
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 1 package (16 ounces) frozen cut green beans
  • 1 teaspoon grated orange peel
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/2 cup real bacon bits
  • 2 tablespoons honey

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 160 calories, 3g fat (1g saturated fat), 10mg cholesterol, 578mg sodium, 29g carbohydrate (21g sugars, 4g fiber), 7g protein.


  1. Cook the green beans according to package directions, adding the orange peel during cooking; drain. Add the cranberries, bacon and honey; toss to combine. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Holiday Green Beans in Taste of Home December/January 2007, p47

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