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    Sweet and Sour Green Beans

    Sweet and Sour Green Beans. Photo by NoraMarie

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    18 mins

    10 mins

    8 mins


    A Jewish Kosher recipe posted for Around the World Recipe Swap. Recipe from my copy of The Art of Jewish Cooking by Jennie Grossinger.

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    1. 1
      In a saucepan, combine the water, beans, salt, pepper, bay leaf and cloves.
    2. 2
      Cover and cook over low heat for 3 minutes less than package directions.
    3. 3
      Drain and add the sugar, vinegar and butter or fat.
    4. 4
      Cook 5 minutes, stirring frequently.
    5. 5
      Remove bay leaf and serve.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on October 08, 2007


      Like NoraMarie I too needed something to go with asian food. Nice contrast, tasty side dish. I served this with Thai Grilled Chicken Thighs Thai Grilled Chicken Thighs and Bulgur Pilaf With Broccoli and Peppers Bulgur Pilaf With Broccoli and Peppers

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    • on November 01, 2006


      I was going to make this for dinner tonight anyway, but in mid-afternoon I was getting hungry so I cooked it up early and all by myself ate about half (!!) the recipe as a snack. Didn't mean to eat that much but it was just REALLY GOOD and I couldn't help myself.

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    • on October 27, 2005


      These were very tasty! I served them with an Asian dinner and they were the perfect side dish! Thank you Toolie for an easy and delicious recipe.

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    Nutritional Facts for Sweet and Sour Green Beans

    Serving Size: 1 (176 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 6

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 100.8
    Calories from Fat 53
    Total Fat 5.9 g
    Saturated Fat 3.7 g
    Cholesterol 15.2 mg
    Sodium 827.2 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 11.5 g
    Dietary Fiber 3.4 g
    Sugars 5.6 g
    Protein 1.7 g

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