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Green Beans With Cranberries and Hazelnuts

Per Serving

Green Beans With Cranberries and Hazelnuts

Makes: 16 servings
Serving Size: 1/2 cup
Calories 35
Fat 2 g
Saturated Fat 0.2 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Carbohydrate 4 g
Fiber 2 g
Sugars 1 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 35 mg
Potassium 85 mg
Protein 1 g
Phosphorus 20 mg
Choices: Nonstarchy Vegetable 1, Fat 0.5
  • Makes: 16 servings
  • Serving Size: 1/2 cup
  • Preparation Time: 15 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 3 minutes


2 lbs. fresh green beans, trimmed
1 Tbsp. olive oil
1/4 cup coarsely chopped hazelnuts, toasted
3 Tbsp. cranberries, halved
1/4 tsp. sea salt
1/4 tsp. freshly ground black pepper
2 tsp. grated fresh lemon zest


  1. Fill a large pot 2/3 full of water and bring to boiling. Add the green beans, turn off the heat, and let the green beans stand in the water for 3 minutes. Drain the beans and add them to a serving bowl or platter.
  2. In a small bowl, combine the oil, nuts, cranberries, salt, and pepper. Top the green beans with the cranberry-nut mixture. Garnish with the lemon zest.

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