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Green Beans with Red Peppers Recipe

Green Beans with Red Peppers Recipe

"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. YIELD:2 servings

Ingredients

  • 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

Directions

  • 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.

Nutritional Facts

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