Green Beans with Cranberries and Almonds

Yield:8-10 servings
Category:Side Dishes


2 lb. fresh green beans, trimmed
2 tbsp. coconut oil
1/4 tsp. ground nutmeg
1/4 tsp. ground allspice
 Salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste
1/2 cups sliced almonds, toasted
1/2 cups dried cranberries
 Juice and zest from 1/2 of one orange


  1. To toast almonds, warm a skillet over medium heat, add almonds, and cook, stirring frequently, until almonds are slightly browned. Remove from heat and set aside.
  2. In the same skillet, saute green beans in the coconut oil until just tender, 6 to 8 minutes. Add spices and cook 30 seconds more. Add salt and pepper to taste, and remove from heat. Toss with the almonds, dried cranberries, and the orange zest and juice. Serve warm.