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Creamy Green Beans


Creamy green beans to use as a side dish or make a large helping a meal.

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  • 1 lb green beans
  • 1 medium onion sliced thin
  • 8 9oz mushrooms
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup lowfat sour cream
  • 1/4 tsp paprika
  • 1/8 tsp cinnamon
  • 3 2 1/2 inch strips of orange zest


Level of difficulty Average
Cost Average budget


Step 1

Heat oven to 400. Cook green beans in pot of boiling water for 3 to 4 minutes, until just tender. Cook onions in skillet on medium heat for 4 minutes, add mushrooms and garlic and a touch of oil, increase heat to medium high and cook until veggies are tender, 3 to 4 minutes, stirring frequently.

Step 2

In a bowl, whisk together sour cream, paprika, cinnamon, 1/4 tsp pepper, and 1/4 cup water. Add to mushroom mix, mix well. Fold in greens beans and zest and cook about 2 to 3 more minutes.

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