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Cranberry Almond Green Beans

Simple green bean recipe to enjoy as a side dish or over brown rice or quinoa.
Course Sides
Cuisine Vegan
Keyword Cranberry Almond Green Beans
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 5 servings
Calories 134kcal
Author Gina Marie


  • 4 cups of fresh green beans already cleaned and snapped
  • 1/2 half onion chopped
  • 1 cup of chopped mushrooms
  • 2 tbsp of butter
  • 1/2 tsp of garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp of sea salt
  • 1/2 tsp of trader joes table blend
  • 2 cups of water
  • 1 1/2 not chicken bouillon
  • 2 tsp of liquid smoke
  • 1 tsp of lemon
  • 1/4 tsp of organic can sugar
  • 1/4 cup dried cranberries for topping
  • 1/4 cup sliced almonds for topping


  • Heat pan on medium high heat. Add butter.
  • Add chopped onions and mushrooms and saute them until they are soft for about 2 to 3 minutes.
  • Then add green beans, salt, garlic powder, seasoning blend and the other tbsp of butter. Coat seasonings and butter on green beans stirring for 3 minutes.
  • Turn down heat, cover with top and cook for 10 minutes.
  • Add 2 cups of water to pan. Then add not chicken bouillon, liquid smoke, lemon juice, and sugar. If you want more flavor you can add another bouillon. Cover and let cook for 20 minutes.
  • Let it cool top with dried cranberries and almonds and serve. Enjoy!


Sweet potatoes Would also work really well in this. It can give the dish more color.


Calories: 134kcal | Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 12mg | Sodium: 493mg | Potassium: 308mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 750IU | Vitamin C: 12.7mg | Calcium: 53mg | Iron: 1.2mg