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Citrus Cranberry Snap Beans Recipe

Arlene Mobley - Flour On My Face
Citrus Cranberry Snap Beans Recipe is a sweet green bean recipe with a hint of citrus and cranberry flavors of fresh snap beans, cranberries, and sliced almonds. Its sweet, and crunchy.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 8 mins
Total Time 13 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 8 Servings
Calories 86 kcal


  • 1-1 /2 pounds fresh green beans
  • ½ cup dried cranberries
  • ¼ cup sliced almonds
  • 2 whole oranges juice + zest (about 1 cup juice)
  • ½ whole poblano pepper finely diced
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • ½ teaspoon cornstarch + 1 tablespoon cold water
  • pinch of sea salt
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  • Rinse and trims the ends of the green beans and set aside.
  • In a large skillet bring the orange juice, orange zest, cranberries, poblano pepper and sugar to a boil.
  • Add the green beans and a pinch of sea salt.
  • Toss to coat and place a lid on the skillet.
  • Allow the green beans to steam for 8-10 minutes.
  • After about 8 minutes add the cornstarch and water to the skillet and toss.
  • Replace the lid and continue to steam the green beans until cooked but still crunchy.
  • Serves about 8


Serving: 1Serving | Calories: 86kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 1g | Sodium: 4mg | Potassium: 175mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 392IU | Vitamin C: 7mg | Calcium: 41mg | Iron: 1mg
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