In large pot of boiling salted water, cook beans 2 minutes. Immediately transfer beans to large bowl of ice water to stop cooking process. Chill completely before draining.
In large skillet, heat butter and oil over medium-high heat until butter has melted. Add pecans and garlic; cook, stirring, for one minute, until pecans and garlic are toasted and fragrant. Add beans, tossing to coat. Sprinkle with zest, salt, pepper and cranberries. Remove from heat when beans are warmed through.
Makes 4 to 6 servings.
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