honey orange green beans recipe
Simple and easy green bean recipe – the honey orange green beans recipe is the perfect side dish for special meals and easy enough for everyday dinner. Honey and orange combine with the green beans to create a unique side dish. Since they can be served at room temperature this is a great vegetable dish for holidays.
Honey Orange Green Beans
- 2 lbs Green beans
- Orange peel from 1/2 a navel orange
- 1/4 t Lemon
- 2 T Honey
- 1 t Sea salt for boiling water
- Bring a pot of lightly salted water to a rapid boil
- Once the water is boiling add green beans, reduce heat to low and blanch for a couple of minutes until al-dente
- Grate the peel of 1/2 an orange, making sure not to get the bitter white pith
- Toss green beans with lemon juice and honey
- then sprinkle with orange peel - toss thoroughly and serve either warm or at room temperature
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