Steamed Green Beans

Author: Canadian Living

Quickly cooked beans tossed with crisp and colourful red pepper makes an eye-appealing side dish.

  • Portion size 4 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: October 2005

Ingredients

  • 1 lb green bean trimmed
  • 1 sweet red pepper
  • 2 teaspoons vegetable oil
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • pinch pepper

Method

In steamer over simmering water, steam green beans just until tender-crisp, 5 to 7 minutes.

Meanwhile, seed, core and cut red pepper into strips. In large nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium heat; cook red pepper, stirring, until tender-crisp, about 2 minutes.

Add green beans, basil, salt and pepper; toss to combine.

Nutritional facts <b>Per serving:</b> about

  • Sodium 147 mg
  • Protein 2 g
  • Calories 63.0
  • Total fat 3 g
  • Cholesterol 0 mg
  • Saturated fat trace
  • Total carbohydrate 10 g

%RDI

  • Iron 10.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 17.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 5.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 17.0
  • Vitamin C 97.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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