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Sunday, October 30, 2016

A New Green Bean Side

This one is pretty interesting.
If like us, there is always a green bean casserole or green bean "something" on the holiday table, this is something you just might want to stop and take notice of.

Yield: 8

  • ½ fennel bulb
  • 1 lb. green beans, trimmed
  • 1 lemon, juiced with Zest ’N Press® Gadget
  • 1 tbsp. Dijon mustard
  • 1/3 cup + 1 tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
  • ½ tsp. coarse kosher salt
  • ¼ tsp. black pepper
  • 1 cup pecans
  • 1/3 cup dried cranberries
  1. Using food guider, slice fennel using Mandoline round knob set to #2, triangular knob to “lock” and select the straight v-shaped blade insert. 
  2. Place slices in SmartSteamer colander tray.
  3. Place green beans in SmartSteamer base. Placing the colander tray on top and cover. 
  4. Fill water tray with 1¾ cups water and place the steamer base over water tray, cover and microwave on high power 10 minutes.
  5. Mix lemon juice, mustard, 1/3 cup olive oil, salt and pepper in Quick Shake® Container.
  6. Add cooked green beans, fennel, pecans and cranberries into a large bowl with the dressing and stir to combine.
  7. Serve immediately.
I am definitely going to see about adding this to our holiday table as a different side dish. May even "replace" the "old" standard Green Bean Casserole.
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