Green Beans with Basil and Mint
- 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
Mary Shimkus 1578 Days Ago
I tried this tonight with yellow pepper since I had it in the house, I sprinkled toasted sunflower seeds and just a little black pepper on the beans. This was a great, fresh tasting side dish with chicken. I'll definitely make it again.