Sweet-n-Savory Green Beans

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Carol Junkins

By
@CarolAJ

Ocean Spray had this recipe on its web site and thought how nice this would be for a Holiday dinner or when company is coming. Make ahead and reheat!! The picture is also from Ocean Spray.

My kind of green beans !

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
6
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
10 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

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  • 1/4 c
    sherry (optional)
  • 1/4 c
    cranberry juice cocktail
  • ·
    freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 1/2 c
    blanched almonds, toasted*
  • 10 oz
    (frozen box) or fresh green beans
  • 1 small
    onion, sliced
  • 2 Tbsp
    water
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 2 clove
    garlic, sliced
  • 2 Tbsp
    butter
  • 1 tsp
    cumin seed*
  • 1 tsp
    curry powder
  • 4 oz
    craisins, original dried cranberries

How to Make Sweet-n-Savory Green Beans

Step-by-Step

  1. If using fresh green beans, cook in salted boiling water for 3 to 4 minutes or until just tender. Drain, rinse in cold water.
  2. Combine onion, water and salt in large skillet. Cook over medium-high heat until water evaporates. add beans, garlic, butter, cumin and curry powder, stir to coat beans. Stir in dried cranberries, sherry, juice cocktail and pepper. Reduce heat to medium-low, cook for 5 to 10 minutes until liquid evaporates and mixture is heated through. Sprinkle with almonds.
  3. * If desired, lightly toast cumin seed in small skillet and pound with mortar and pestle to bring out flavor.

    ** To toast almonds, cooking small nonstick skillet over medium heat, stirring constantly, for 5-6 minutes or until golden brown and fragrant. Toasted salted Marcona almonds can be substituted.

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About Sweet-n-Savory Green Beans

Course/Dish: Vegetables
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American
Hashtags: #almonds, #cumin, #curry




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