Sauteed Green Beans with Dried Cranberries and Almonds

Green Beans with Cranberries and Almonds
Green Beans with Cranberries and Almonds
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Green Beans with Cranberries and Almonds

Sauteed Green Beans with Dried Cranberries and Almonds

  • Author: Amy RD, LDN
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Diet: Vegan


This simple and delicious veggie side dish will make a great addition to any family feast.


Units Scale
  • 12 oz Fresh Green Beans
  • 1 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 1/4 cup Dried Cranberries
  • 2 tbsp Slivered Almonds
  • 1/2 tsp Kosher Salt
  • 1/4 tsp Ground Black Pepper


  1. Rinse and trim your green beans. Line up several green beans and trim off about 1/4 inch on each end.
  2. Heat a saute pan over medium heat. Add olive oil to pan.
  3. Add the green beans to your warmed pan. Season with salt and pepper. Cook stirring occasionally, for 7-10 minutes, depending on how soft you like your green beans. (Tip: Put a lid over your pan to cook the beans quicker!)
  4. In the last 2 minutes of cooking, add the dried cranberries and almonds. Continue to stir to warm the cranberries and almonds. Taste your green beans and adjust seasoning as needed.
  5. Serve hot or warm, enjoy!


  • Prep Time: 5
  • Cook Time: 10
  • Category: Gluten-Free, Sides, Holiday, Vegan, Vegetarian
  • Method: Sautee
  • Cuisine: French


  • Serving Size: 1
  • Calories: 82
  • Sugar: 10
  • Sodium: 249
  • Fat: 2
  • Saturated Fat: 0
  • Carbohydrates: 15
  • Fiber: 3
  • Protein: 2
  • Cholesterol: 0

Keywords: Green Beans, Holiday, Quick Recipe, Side Dish

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