Brian’s Tasty Green Beans
Serves 4 to 6
Prep time: 10 minutes; cooking time: 15 minutes


  • 2 Tbsps. Worcestershire sauce (can substitute Teriyaki sauce)
  • 1 Tbsp. honey
  • 1 Tbsp. butter, softened
  • Juice from ½ lemon
  • 1 ½ lbs. fresh green beans
  • 1 cup smoked turkey breast (can substitute 2 strips bacon)
  • 2 Tbsps. vegetable oil
  • ½ cup red bell pepper, thinly sliced
  • ½ cup yellow bell pepper, thinly sliced
  • ½ cup red onion, thinly sliced
  • ½ cup cashews, whole or halved
  • 1 clove garlic, finely diced


  1. Snap or cut off stems of green beans; set aside.
  2. In small bowl, whisk Worcestershire sauce, honey, butter; set aside.
  3. Fill large bowl w/cold water, ice cubes; set aside.
  4. Bring large pot of water to a boil over medium-high heat; add lemon juice, beans; cook until beans are bright green (about 5 minutes.)
  5. Drain; plunge beans into ice water to stop cooking; drain again; set aside.
  6. In large skillet, cook turkey in oil over medium-high heat until crisp (if use bacon, don’t need oil); transfer turkey to dish.
  7. Add peppers, onions to skillet w/leftover turkey drippings; sauté; add garlic for final minute of sautéing.
  8. Add beans, cashews, turkey, honey mixture to skillet; toss ingredients; serve.