Green Beans with Basil and Mint
pounds fresh green beans, trimmed if desired
cloves garlic, chopped
cup shredded fresh basil
cup shredded fresh mint
small red sweet pepper, chopped
tablespoons olive oil
- In 4-quart Dutch oven bring water to boiling. Add green beans and return to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, uncovered, for 7 to 8 minutes or until beans are crisp-tender, adding garlic the last minute of cooking. Drain.
- Meanwhile, in a large bowl combine basil, mint, sweet pepper, olive oil, and salt. Add drained green beans and garlic. Toss gently to combine. Makes 8 servings.
Nutrition Facts(Green Beans with Basil and Mint)
- Per serving:
- 71 kcal cal.,
- 4 g fat
- (1 g sat. fat,
- 2 g monounsatured fat),
- 154 mg sodium,
- 9 g carb.,
- 4 g fiber,
- 2 g sugar,
- 2 g pro.
- Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet