Maple-Glazed Squash and Green Beans with Walnuts

Recipe by Derf2440
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READY IN: 40mins
SERVES: 8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 12
    butternut squash or 1 acorn squash, about a pound (butternut squash is the easiest to peel and cut into finger sized sticks)
  • 2
    cups green beans, about 8 ounces
  • 1
    tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1
    tablespoon butter
  • 2
    tablespoons maple syrup
  • 2
    teaspoons soy sauce
  • 14
    teaspoon salt
  • 14
    teaspoon pepper
  • 23
    cup toasted walnuts, perferably whole halfs
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DIRECTIONS

  • Peel and cut squash into 3 x 1/2 x 1/2 inch strips to make about 5 cups, set aside.
  • In a large saucepan of boiling salted water, blanch the green beans until tender crisp, about 3 to 6 minutes.
  • Drain and chill under cold water; drain well.
  • (Make ahead: wrap veggies separately in towels; enclose in plastic bags and refrigerate for up to 1 day.) In a large nonstick frypan, heat oil and butter over medium high heat until foaming.
  • Add squash;cover and cook, turning twice,until tender crisp, about 5 minutes.
  • Add green beans, maple syrup, soy sauce, salt and pepper; cook turning gently, until heated through and evenly coated.
  • Mix in walnuts.
  • Scrape into warmed serving dish.
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