Pomegranate-Glazed Green Beans Recipe

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Pomegranate-Glazed Green Beans Recipe
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Pomegranate-Glazed Green Beans Recipe

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Green beans are a popular vegetable in our house. They get a nice zing from this slightly tangy glaze featuring fruit juices, vinegar, maple syrup and seasonings.—Geraldine Saucier, Albuquerque, New Mexico
MAKES:
6 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 15 min. Cook: 20 min.
MAKES:
6 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 15 min. Cook: 20 min.

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 pounds fresh green beans, trimmed
  • 1/3 cup orange juice
  • 1/4 cup pomegranate juice
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons white balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon maple syrup
  • 2 teaspoons grated orange peel
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 cup dried cranberries

Directions

In a Dutch oven, place steamer basket over 1 in. of water. Place green beans in basket. Bring water to a boil. Reduce heat to maintain a simmer; steam, covered, 8-10 minutes or until crisp-tender.
In a large skillet, combine orange juice, pomegranate juice, butter, vinegar, syrup, orange peel and seasonings. Bring to a boil; cook until liquid is reduced by half. Stir in cranberries. Add beans and toss to coat. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Pomegranate-Glazed Green Beans in Taste of Home Christmas Annual Annual 2014

  • 1-1/2 pounds fresh green beans, trimmed
  • 1/3 cup orange juice
  • 1/4 cup pomegranate juice
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons white balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon maple syrup
  • 2 teaspoons grated orange peel
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 cup dried cranberries
  1. In a Dutch oven, place steamer basket over 1 in. of water. Place green beans in basket. Bring water to a boil. Reduce heat to maintain a simmer; steam, covered, 8-10 minutes or until crisp-tender.
  2. In a large skillet, combine orange juice, pomegranate juice, butter, vinegar, syrup, orange peel and seasonings. Bring to a boil; cook until liquid is reduced by half. Stir in cranberries. Add beans and toss to coat. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Pomegranate-Glazed Green Beans in Taste of Home Christmas Annual Annual 2014

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Adavie01 User ID: 5962039 259500
Reviewed Jan. 10, 2017

"This was a bit bitter and way too citrusy for us. If I make it again, I would probably drop the vinegar and reduce the orange juice, or just get rid of it altogether. I also didn't add the maple syrup and used just white vinegar because I couldn't find white balsamic vinegar, if it comes in a white variety, and I didn't have any regular balsamic vinegar. Overall, this recipe looked and sounded way better than it turned out for us."

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JMartinelli13 User ID: 92779 243207
Reviewed Feb. 4, 2016

"Very easy, very delicious, but the acidic components of the sauce discolored my green beans. When I make it again, I will reserve the sauce and only drizzle it on after I plate up the servings of beans."

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EmilyandJoesMom User ID: 5673000 197874
Reviewed Nov. 28, 2014

"I made these for Thanksgiving dinner last night and they were a big hit. The glaze adds a bright flavor to the beans. easy enough to make on a weeknight, yet special enough for a dinner party. For added texture and color, garnish beans with some pomegranate seeds."

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