Fancy Green Beans

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Fancy Green Beans Fancy Green Beans Recipe Courtesy of

Servings: 6 to 8
Prep Time: 20 min
Cook Time: 10 min
Difficulty: Easy

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2 tablespoon teriyaki sauce
1 tablespoon honey
1 tablespoon butter
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
1 1/2 lb fresh green beans
2   slices bacon
1/2 cup red bell peppers, cut into strips
1/2 cup thin onion wedges
1/2 cup whole cashews





In a small bowl, stir together the teriyaki sauce, honey, and butter.

Fill a bowl with cold water and ice cubes.

Bring a large pot of water to a boil and add the lemon juice.  Drop in the beans and cook for 4 to 5 minutes, or until beans are bright green.  Drain the beans in a colander and then plunge them into the iced water.  Drain again and set aside.

In a skillet, cook the bacon until very crispy, crumble and set aside.  Saute the bell pepper and onion in the hot bacon fat for 2 minutes.  Add the beans, cashews, and bacon to the skillet.  Add the teriyaki-honey sauce and toss gently.

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Reader Comments:


This is an excellent recipe. I added a little more teri sauce and let it marinate a little more. my family thought it was a hit. Ruth Smith 9/11/11

By Anonymous on September 11, 2011


My friends raved about this recipe and I wasn't disappointed

By Anonymous on July 14, 2010


I made this for Easter, and it was a hit! I cut the green beans to allow more sauce inside. The flavors were perfect! Even non-green bean fans liked them. Thanks Paula! smile

By RebeccaFH on April 04, 2010


FABULOUS! This is so good, my then boyfriend proposed to me after making them for him! We (my husband & I) now call them "Engagement Beans"! THANKS PAULA!

By Anonymous on February 09, 2010


By leegant on November 27, 2008

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