Cranberry-Hazelnut Green Beans

Cranberry-Hazelnut Green Beans

Cranberry and hazelnut add a distinctive flavor to this easy green beans side dish - ready in 20 minutes!

Prep Time

20

Minutes

Total Time

20

Minutes

Makes

8

serving

1
lb fresh green beans, trimmed
2
tablespoons butter or margarine
1
shallot, finely chopped
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon pepper
1/3
cup chopped hazelnuts (filberts), toasted
1/3
cup sweetened dried cranberries
  1. In 3-quart saucepan, heat 8 cups water to boiling. Add green beans; cook 6 to 8 minutes or until crisp-tender. Drain.
  2. In 12-inch skillet, melt butter over medium-high heat. Cook shallot in butter 2 minutes, stirring constantly. Add green beans; cook 3 minutes, stirring occasionally, until tender and beginning to brown. Sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  3. In serving bowl, toss bean mixture with hazelnuts and cranberries. Serve warm.
Makes 8 serving (about 1/2 cup)
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Variation Tip
Swap out the hazelnuts for chopped pecans or sliced almonds if you’d like— but be sure to toast the nuts for maximum flavor.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 91
    • Total Fat 6g
      • (Saturated Fat 2g,),
    • Sodium 176mg;
    • Total Carbohydrate 10g
      • (Dietary Fiber 2g,
    • Protein 2g;
    Percent Daily Value*:
      Exchanges:
      • 1/2 Other Carbohydrate;
      • 1 Vegetable;
      • 1 Fat;
      Carbohydrate Choices:
      • 1/2;
      *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.