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Weeknight Sides

Weeknight Sides
Servings:
4
Total Time:
30 minutes

Cooking Sequence

  • Prepare entrée (following package instructions)
  • Prepare green beans (25 minutes)
  • Prepare salad; serve (5 minutes)

Sweet and Sour Green Beans

Ingredients

1 small onion, thinly sliced
12 oz fresh green beans, cut in half
4 slices thick-cut bacon
8 oz presliced baby portabellas
2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
1 tablespoon sugar
3/4 teaspoon kosher salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper

Prep

  • Slice onion. Cut beans in half horizontally.
  • Chop bacon into 1-inch pieces (wash hands).

Steps

  1. Preheat large, nonstick sauté pan on medium-high 2–3 minutes. Place bacon in pan; cook and stir 6–8 minutes or until browned. Remove bacon from pan; reserve 3 tablespoons bacon fat in pan.
  2. Add beans to bacon fat; cook and stir 5 minutes. Stir in onions and mushrooms; cook and stir 5 minutes.
  3. Stir in vinegar, sugar, salt, and pepper; cook and stir 1 minute or until sugar dissolves. Stir bacon into bean mixture. Serve. (Makes 6 servings.)

Spinach Pineapple Salad

Ingredients

1 bag baby spinach (or arugula) leaves (4–6 oz)
1/3 cup praline pecans, finely chopped
4 oz fresh pineapple chunks, finely chopped
1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese
1/4 cup poppy seed dressing

Steps

  1. Place spinach in salad bowl. Chop nuts and pineapple; add to spinach.
  2. Add feta and dressing; toss and serve.

Aprons Advice

  • Complete your meal with mashed potatoes, dinner rolls, and cream-filled pastries for dessert.
  • These sides are designed to complete a weeknight meal that starts with an entrée such as frozen fish fillets, ready-to-heat entrees, or fresh ready-to-cook selections made daily in our Meat department.

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Sweet and Sour Green Beans

Spinach Pineapple Salad

Sweet and Sour Green Beans

CALORIES (per 1/6 recipe) 120kcal; FAT 8g; SAT FAT 2.5g; TRANS FAT 0g; CHOL 10mg; SODIUM 220mg; CARB 10g; FIBER 3g; SUGARS 4g; PROTEIN 3g; VIT A 8%; VIT C 10%; CALC 2%; IRON 6%

Spinach Pineapple Salad

CALORIES (per 1/4 recipe) 200kcal; FAT 13g; SAT FAT 4g; TRANS FAT 0g; CHOL 20mg; SODIUM 310mg; CARB 16g; FIBER 1g; SUGARS 14g; PROTEIN 4g; VIT A 40%; VIT C 35%; CALC 10%; IRON 6%

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