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Holiday Green Beans and Cranberries

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Serves: 6 Prep time: 5 minutes
Source: Cook time: 12 minutes

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All you need:

  • 1 1/2 pounds fresh green beans, trimmed
  • 1/4 c. Hy-Vee dried cranberries
  • 1/2 tbsp Hy-Vee butter
  • 1 tsp grated orange peel

All you do:

  1. In a medium saucepan, cook beans in 2 cups boiling water, covered, for 10 to 12 minutes or until tender-crisp.
  2. Drain and transfer to a serving bowl. Stir in cranberries, butter and orange peel. Serve immediately.
  3. Variations:
  4. Instead of boiling green beans, steam green beans in 1/2 cup water for 7 to 10 minutes or until tender crisp. Proceed with step 2.
  5. Or saute green beans in 3 to 4 tablespoons olive oil or butter until tender crisp. Proceed with step 2, omitting butter.

Daily Values:

15% vitamin A 4% calcium
25% vitamin C 6% iron

Nutrition Facts per serving:

Calories: 60 Protein: 2g
Carbohydrate: 12g Saturated Fat: 0.5g
Cholesterol: 5mg Sodium: 15mg
Dietary Fiber: 3g Sugar: 8g
Fat: 1g Trans fats: 0g
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