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Fresh-from-the-pod cranberry beans are creamy and delicious, especially when adorned with a mixture of herbs, nuts, and cheese. Serve alongside grilled lamb or pork, or enjoy a larger serving as a vegetarian entrée.

David Bonom
Recipe by Cooking Light June 2010

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Credit: Gentl & Hyers; Styling: Kendra Smoot

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Yield:
8 servings (serving size: about 3/4 cup)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Bring 2 quarts water to a boil in a large saucepan; stir in cranberry beans and 1 teaspoon salt. Reduce heat, and simmer, uncovered, 40 minutes or until beans are tender. Drain beans; place in a large bowl. Stir in tomato and onion.

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  • Combine parsley and remaining ingredients in a food processor; process until finely chopped, scraping sides of bowl occasionally. Add herb mixture to the bean mixture, and toss to combine. Serve at room temperature.

Nutrition Facts

193 calories; fat 7.1g; saturated fat 1.2g; mono fat 4g; poly fat 1.6g; protein 9.5g; carbohydrates 24.3g; fiber 9.6g; cholesterol 1mg; iron 2.5mg; sodium 246mg; calcium 77mg.
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