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Sweet-n-Savory Green Beans

Sweet-n-Savory Green Beans

Sweet-n-Savory Green Beans


  • Delicious recipe Specialty: GF, V, K
Nutritional Information


1/4 cup sherry

1/4 cup Ocean Spray® Cranberry Juice Cocktail

freshly ground black pepper to taste

1/2 cup blanched almonds, toasted**

10 ounces fresh or frozen green beans

1 small onion, sliced

2 tablespoons water

1/2 teaspoon salt

2 cloves garlic, sliced

2 tablespoons butter

1 teaspoon cumin seed*

1 teaspoon curry powder

4 ounces Ocean Spray® Craisins® Original Dried Cranberries


If using fresh green beans, cook in salted boiling water for 3 to 4 minutes or until just tender. Drain; rinse in cold water.

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 or until liquid evaporates and mixture is heated through. Sprinkle with almonds.

Makes 6 servings.

*If desired, lightly toast cumin seed in small skillet and pound with mortar and pestle to bring out flavor.

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

2009 Ultimate Cranberry Recipe Contest Finalist

Kara Adanalian

Fresno, CA


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