5 Great Green Bean Sides

November 13, 2011

Green beans are a staple Thanksgiving food.  I urge you to branch out from the standard green bean casserole and explore the different flavors that pair with this vibrant vegetable. Here are five great green bean recipes to try this Thanksgiving.

Green Bean Casserole
Every component of this classic side is made from scratch.

Green Beans with Mushroom and Lemon Zest
A light holiday side with of sauteed green beans and mushrooms.

Green Bean Salad with Cranberries and Walnuts
Enjoy green beans in the beginning of the meal with crunchy walnuts and tart and sweet cranberries.

Green Beans and Carrots with Charmoula
Head to North Africa with this side dish covered in a fresh and zesty pesto.

Sauteed Green Beans with Miso and Almonds
I like to add a bit of garlic to this simple yet delicious  recipe.


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