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Cashew Green Beans and Mushrooms

Savory and earthy, this simple green bean side dish couldn't be easier to prepare, and the cashews make it seem extra special. — Rhoda Knippelberg, Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
  • Makes
    4 servings


  • 1/2 pound fresh green beans, trimmed and cut into 1-1/2-inch pieces
  • 1/2 pound sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/4 cup unsalted cashews, coarsely chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt


  • In a large skillet, saute beans and mushrooms in oil until tender. Stir in cashews and salt.
Nutrition Facts
3/4 cup: 109 calories, 8g fat (1g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 154mg sodium, 9g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 3g fiber), 4g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 fat, 1 vegetable.

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  • momoflandl
    Jul 12, 2013

    I had leftover mushrooms and came across this recipe as a way to use them up, I am so glad I stumbled upon it. It was very simple but tasted great. I seasoned it with freshly ground salt and black pepper and it had just the right amount of flavor. Simple and delicious, definitely a keeper.

  • paulandabby
    Feb 25, 2013

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