Greek Green Bean Medley Recipe

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Greek Green Bean Medley Recipe
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Greek Green Bean Medley Recipe

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Sweet orange peppers add bright flavor to this simple, elegant side—a perfect pairing for any entree. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
MAKES:
4 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:
4 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 20 min.

Ingredients

  • 3/4 pound fresh green beans, trimmed
  • 1 medium red onion, halved and thinly sliced
  • 1/3 cup chopped sweet orange pepper
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon Greek seasoning
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper

Directions

Place beans in a steamer basket; place in a large saucepan over 1 in. of water. Bring to a boil; cover and steam for 8-10 minutes or until crisp-tender.
Meanwhile, in a large skillet, saute onion and orange pepper in oil until crisp-tender. Stir in garlic and seasonings; cook 1 minute longer. Add green beans; toss to coat. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Greek Green Bean Medley in Simple & Delicious June/July 2011, p24

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup: 70 calories, 4g fat (1g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 200mg sodium, 9g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 3g fiber), 2g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 vegetable, 1/2 fat.

  • 3/4 pound fresh green beans, trimmed
  • 1 medium red onion, halved and thinly sliced
  • 1/3 cup chopped sweet orange pepper
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon Greek seasoning
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  1. Place beans in a steamer basket; place in a large saucepan over 1 in. of water. Bring to a boil; cover and steam for 8-10 minutes or until crisp-tender.
  2. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, saute onion and orange pepper in oil until crisp-tender. Stir in garlic and seasonings; cook 1 minute longer. Add green beans; toss to coat. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Greek Green Bean Medley in Simple & Delicious June/July 2011, p24

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bjsilve0 User ID: 172187 125045
Reviewed Oct. 28, 2011

"They were to oily for our taste."

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sewcranky User ID: 4243731 196126
Reviewed Jul. 7, 2011

"I made this twice and it was delicious. The 2nd time, I used more peppers. I used an orange pepper and a yellow pepper and it was great. I made it to go with the Lemon Caper Baked Cod which was also delicious!"

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