Sauteed Green Beans with Red Pepper

Author: Canadian Living

Blanch the beans ahead then finish the colourful dish off just before serving.

  • Portion size 8 servings
  • Credits : Holiday Celebrations: 2007

Ingredients

  • 2 lbs green beans trimmed
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/2 cup diced sweet red pepper
  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon rind
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

Method

In large saucepan of boiling salted water, cover and cook beans until tender-crisp, about 5 minutes.

Drain and chill in cold water; drain again. (Make-ahead: Wrap in towel and place in plastic bag; refrigerate for up to 24 hours.)

In large skillet, heat oil over medium heat; fry garlic, red pepper, lemon rind, salt and pepper, stirring occasionally, until softened, about 3 minutes.

Add beans; toss until heated through, about 7 minutes.

Nutritional facts Per each of 8 servings: about

  • Sodium 145 mg
  • Protein 2 g
  • Calories 50.0
  • Total fat 2 g
  • Cholesterol 0 mg
  • Saturated fat trace
  • Total carbohydrate 8 g

%RDI

  • Iron 5.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 14.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 4.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 10.0
  • Vitamin C 42.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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