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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.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens


Credit: Andy Lyons

Recipe Summary

20 mins


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • 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

71 calories; fat 4g; saturated fat 1g; carbohydrates 9g; mono fat 2g; insoluble fiber 4g; sugars 2g; protein 2g; vitamin a 1214.8IU; vitamin c 31.9mg; thiamin 0.1mg; riboflavin 0.1mg; niacin equivalents 1mg; vitamin b6 0.1mg; folate 52.4mcg; sodium 154mg; potassium 286mg; calcium 60.6mg; iron 1.8mg.