• 3 Ratings

This simple side dish is pretty enough to serve during any holiday meal or when entertaining.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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

159 calories; 13 g total fat; 7 g saturated fat; 0 g polyunsaturated fat; 0 g monounsaturated fat; 27 mg cholesterol; 71 mg sodium. 11 g carbohydrates; 2 g fiber; 0 g sugar; 3 g protein; 0 RE vitamin a; 0 IU vitamin a; 0 mg vitamin c; 0 mg thiamin; 0 mg riboflavin; 0 mg niacin equivalents; 0 mg vitamin b6; 0 mcg folate; 0 mcg vitamin b12;

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