Green Beans in Cider

Green Beans in Cider

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Carol Shorter Hicks 0

"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
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 79 kcal
  • 4%
  • Fat:
  • 1.4 g
  • 2%
  • Carbs:
  • 13.3g
  • 4%
  • Protein:
  • 3.2 g
  • 6%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 2 mg
  • < 1%
  • Sodium:
  • 114 mg
  • 5%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.


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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.


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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.

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