New Favorite Side Dish for Family Gatherings this Thanksgiving!

We at AJ’s Edible Arts want to send warm wishes to all of our customers for a Happy Thanksgiving.

Want to try a new “family favorite side dish” for this Thanksgiving?

We have the perfect recipe for you…

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WARM BALSAMIC GREEN BEANS with WALLA WALLA SWEET ONION MUSTARD

TOPPING:
½ cup   Slivered Almonds
1 Tbl      Butter
1 Tbl      Sugar

BEANS:
3 Tbl      Butter
¼ Cup   Onion, chopped
2 tsp       Garlic, finely chopped
1 lb         Fresh Green Beans, trimmed and cut in half
1 tsp       Salt
½ tsp    Pepper

SAUCE:
2 Tbl     Honey
1 Tbl      Balsamic Vinegar
1½ tsp  Walla Walla Sweet Onion Mustard w/Red Bell Peppers
Directions

TOAST almonds in an 8-inch nonstick skillet with butter and sugar over medium-low heat until golden and caramelized (7 to 10 minutes). Spread onto waxed paper to cool.

BRING a large pot of water to a boil over medium heat. Add the beans and blanch them for 2 minutes. Immediately remove the beans from the water and add them to an ice bath to stop the cooking process. Drain.

MIX honey, vinegar & mustard in small bowl and set aside.

COOK onions and garlic in a 12-inch skillet with 3 tablespoons butter until softened (3 to 5 minutes). Add green beans, salt and pepper; cook until crispy tender (8 to 10 minutes). Stir in honey, vinegar, mustard mixture; continue cooking until sauce thickens and beans are well coated (2 to 3 minutes).

PLACE beans into serving bowl; top with caramelized almonds.

Prep time: 10 minutes Total Time: 35 minutes 8 – ½ cup servings

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