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Green Beans with Peppers

 Green Beans with Peppers
Our Test Kitchen concocted this festive-looking side dish that's a snap to make for a holiday dinner or an everyday meal.
12 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 20 min.


  • 2 pounds fresh green beans, trimmed
  • 2 cups finely chopped sweet red peppers
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped onion
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons chopped fresh basil or 1 tablespoon dried basil
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper


  • Place beans in a steamer basket over 1 in. of water in a saucepan.
  • Bring to a boil; cover and steam for 6-8 minutes or until
  • crisp-tender. In a nonstick skillet, saute red peppers and onion in
  • oil. Add seasonings and beans; toss. Yield: 12 servings.
Nutritional Facts: One serving (3/4 cup) equals 53 calories, 2 g fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 152 mg sodium, 8 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1/2 fat.