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Green Beans in Yellow Pepper Butter

Makes: 8 servings
Start to Finish 30 mins
Green Beans in Yellow Pepper Butter
Ingredients
  • 1  tablespoon  butter or margarine
  • 1  medium yellow sweet pepper, coarsely shredded
  • 6  tablespoons  margarine or butter, softened
  • 1/4  cup  pine nuts
  • 1  tablespoon  lemon juice
  • 1/4  teaspoon  salt
  • 1/8  teaspoon  black pepper
  • 1 1/2  pounds  green beans, trimmed
  • 1  large yellow sweet pepper, cut into thin strips
Directions

1. In a small saucepan melt the 1 tablespoon margarine or butter. Add the shredded sweet pepper. Cook over medium-high heat for 5 minutes or until crisp-tender. Set aside.

2. In a blender container or food processor bowl, combine the 6 tablespoons softened margarine or butter and the pine nuts. Cover; blend or process until almost smooth. Add cooked sweet pepper, lemon juice, salt, and black pepper, Cover; blend or process until almost smooth. Set aside.

3. In a covered saucepan cook beans in a small amount of boiling water for 12 minutes. Add the sweet pepper strips the last 3 minutes of cooking. Drain the beans and sweet pepper strips.

4. To serve, transfer beans and sweet pepper strips to a serving bowl. Add the blended margarine mixture; toss to coat. Makes 8 servings.

Nutrition Facts (Green Beans in Yellow Pepper Butter)
  • Servings Per Recipe 8,
  • cal. (kcal) 159,
  • Fat, total (g) 13,
  • chol. (mg) 27,
  • sat. fat (g) 7,
  • carb. (g) 11,
  • Monosaturated fat (g) 0,
  • Polyunsaturated fat (g) 0,
  • fiber (g) 2,
  • sugar (g) 0,
  • pro. (g) 3,
  • vit. A (RE) 0,
  • vit. A (IU) 0,
  • vit. C (mg) 0,
  • Thiamin (mg) 0,
  • Riboflavin (mg) 0,
  • Niacin (mg) 0,
  • Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 0,
  • Folate (g) 0,
  • Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (g) 0,
  • sodium (mg) 71,
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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