Green Beans with Red Peppers Recipe
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Green Beans with Red Peppers Recipe

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"Balsamic vinegar adds zing to these colorful sauteed veggies that cook in a flash," says Chris Kallies of Oldsmar, Florida. "Trim the beans and julienne the pepper ahead to make this dish in a snap at the last minute."
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min.
MAKES:2 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min.
MAKES: 2 servings


  • 1/4 pound fresh green beans, trimmed
  • 1/2 cup julienned sweet red pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon balsamic vinegar
  • 1/8 to 1/4 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper

Nutritional Facts

2/3 cup: 79 calories, 3g fat (1g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 10mg sodium, 14g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 3g fiber), 3g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 vegetable, 1/2 fat.


  1. In a nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray, saute beans and red pepper in oil for 4 minutes or until crisp-tender. Stir in the vinegar, basil and pepper. Yield: 2 servings.
Originally published as Green Beans with Red Peppers in Light & Tasty October/November 2001, p53

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PatuniaB User ID: 5792863 81132
Reviewed Feb. 8, 2011

"This looked awesome on the table and tasted great. We ended up chopping the peppers in 'largeish' chunks as we were using smaller beans. Still looked great. This will definitely be used plently around our house."

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