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Green Beans in Cider

Carol Shorter Hicks

"I prepared this for Thanksgiving dinner in place of the traditional but heavy green bean casserole. It has a delicious, faintly sweet flavor."
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25 m servings 79 cals
Original recipe yields 4 servings

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  1. Combine green beans and cider in a microwave-safe bowl; cover with plastic wrap. Cook in microwave on high for 5 minutes; stir beans. Return to oven and cook until tender, 5 more minutes. Remove beans with a slotted spoon and transfer to a serving bowl; reserve cider.
  2. Heat olive oil in a small skillet over medium heat; cook and stir bacon bits and onion in the hot oil until onion is tender, 5 to 10 minutes. Pour cider from green beans into the skillet; simmer until liquid is reduced, 5 minutes.
  3. Spoon bacon mixture over green beans. Season with salt and black pepper.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 79 calories; 1.4 g fat; 13.3 g carbohydrates; 3.2 g protein; 2 mg cholesterol; 114 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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First, I had to change the recipe because I forgot to buy bacon. I had to substitute pepperoni for the bacon, which wasn't awful, but the bacon would have been much better in my opinion. I thoug...

tony didn't like. too sweet.