Green Beans with Basil and Mint

A great recipe especially if you need a side dish in a hurry. Green beans, red sweet pepper, garlic, basil, and mint, make a vibrant, yet tasty addition to your dinner table.

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Makes:
8 servings
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Green Beans with Basil and Mint

Ingredients
6
cups water
2
pounds fresh green beans, trimmed if desired
2
cloves garlic, chopped
1/2
cup shredded fresh basil
1/3
cup shredded fresh mint
1
2
tablespoons olive oil
1/2
teaspoon salt

Directions

  1. 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.
  2. 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
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