Green Beans with Nuts and Cranberries

These green beans are a touch sweet, simple but with lots of flavor. The dish bring a much needed element of freshness to any meal.

Recipe from Real Simple.

-1 1/2 lb green beans
-2 tablespoons olive oil
-1/2 cup chopped mixed nuts
-1/4 cup minced dried cranberries
-salt and pepper

Boil green beans 4-5 minutes, drain, then submerge in ice water. Drain again and let dry.

Add the oil, mixed nuts (we used walnuts, pecans and almonds), and cranberries to the cooked green beans and toss. Season with salt and pepper, toss again, taste and plate to serve.

For a dish that takes only minutes to prepare, these green beans are sure to impress. The colors are inviting and the fresh green beans really round out the meal.


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