Holiday Green Beans
"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 TimePrep/Total Time: 15 min.
- 1 package (16 ounces) frozen cut green beans
- 1 teaspoon grated orange zest
- 1/2 cup dried cranberries
- 1/2 cup real bacon bits
- 2 tablespoons honey
- Cook the green beans according to package directions, adding the orange zest during cooking; drain. Add the cranberries, bacon and honey; toss to combine.
Nutrition Facts1 each: 160 calories, 3g fat (1g saturated fat), 10mg cholesterol, 578mg sodium, 29g carbohydrate (21g sugars, 4g fiber), 7g protein.
Originally published as Holiday Green Beans in Taste of Home December/January 2007