Green Beans in Red Pepper Sauce Recipe
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Green Beans in Red Pepper Sauce Recipe

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For easy veggies, I make a simple sauce of sweet red peppers, almonds and parsley. We also like this sauce with zucchini or roasted cauliflower. —Elisabeth Larsen, Pleasant Grove, Utah
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 6 servings


  • 1 pound fresh green beans, trimmed
  • 1/2 cup roasted sweet red peppers
  • 1/4 cup sliced almonds
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 garlic cloves, halved
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup: 95 calories, 7g fat (1g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 276mg sodium, 8g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 3g fiber), 2g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1 fat.


  1. Place beans in a large saucepan; add water to cover. Bring to a boil. Cook, covered, until crisp-tender, 2-4 minutes. Drain. Pulse remaining ingredients in a food processor until smooth. Toss with beans. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Green Beans in Red Pepper Sauce in Taste of Home September/October 2016, p84

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justmbeth User ID: 1196484 256900
Reviewed Nov. 17, 2016

"I really liked these. I left out the almonds but the red pepper sauce was still a great addition to the green beans. easy to prep the sauce in advance as well so I didn't have to worry about the dish timing."

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