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Green Beans in Red Pepper Sauce

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 30 min.

Makes

6 servings

For easy veggies, I make a simple sauce of sweet red peppers, almonds and parsley. We also like this sauce with zucchini or roasted cauliflower. —Elisabeth Larsen, Pleasant Grove, Utah
Green Beans in Red Pepper Sauce Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 1 pound fresh green beans, trimmed
  • 1/2 cup roasted sweet red peppers
  • 1/4 cup sliced almonds
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 garlic cloves, halved
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

Directions

  1. Place beans in a large saucepan; add water to cover. Bring to a boil. Cook, covered, until crisp-tender, 2-4 minutes. Drain. Pulse remaining ingredients in a food processor until smooth. Toss with beans.

Nutrition Facts

3/4 cup: 95 calories, 7g fat (1g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 276mg sodium, 8g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 3g fiber), 2g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1 fat.

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