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Green Beans with Basil and Mint

Makes: 8 servings
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  small red sweet pepper, chopped
  • 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)
  • Servings Per Recipe 8,
  • cal. (kcal) 71,
  • Fat, total (g) 4,
  • sat. fat (g) 1,
  • carb. (g) 9,
  • Monosaturated fat (g) 2,
  • fiber (g) 4,
  • sugar (g) 2,
  • pro. (g) 2,
  • vit. A (IU) 1215,
  • vit. C (mg) 32,
  • Thiamin (mg) 0,
  • Riboflavin (mg) 0,
  • Niacin (mg) 1,
  • Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 0,
  • Folate (g) 52,
  • sodium (mg) 154,
  • Potassium (mg) 286,
  • calcium (mg) 61,
  • iron (mg) 2,
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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