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Green Beans and Red Peppers

 Green Beans and Red Peppers
I believe that simple sides are best. These basic, but beautiful beans prove my theory correct!—Betty Ellis, Boaz, Alabama
2 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 15 min.


  • 1/3 pound fresh green beans, trimmed
  • 3 tablespoons chopped sweet red pepper
  • 1 green onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 small garlic clove, minced
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • Dash salt and pepper


  • Place beans in a large saucepan and cover with water. Bring to a
  • boil. Cook, uncovered, for 8-10 minutes or until crisp-tender.
  • Meanwhile, in a small skillet, saute the red pepper, onion and garlic
  • in butter until tender. Remove from the heat; sprinkle with salt and
  • pepper. Drain beans and transfer to a serving dish. Add red pepper
  • mixture and stir gently to coat. Yield: 2 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 3/4 cup equals 79 calories, 6 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 15 mg cholesterol, 120 mg sodium, 7 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 2 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1 fat.