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Green Beans with Yellow-Pepper Butter Recipe
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Green Beans with Yellow-Pepper Butter Recipe

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Colorful, crunchy and buttery, this bean dish comes together quickly and will be a hit at your holiday table. For variation, sprinkle toasted pine nuts over the top just before serving. —Judie White, Florien, Louisiana
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:12 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 12 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 medium sweet yellow peppers, divided
  • 2 tablespoons plus 1/2 cup butter, softened, divided
  • 1/3 cup pine nuts
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2-1/4 pounds fresh green beans

Nutritional Facts

1 serving: 145 calories, 12g fat (6g saturated fat), 25mg cholesterol, 180mg sodium, 9g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 3g fiber), 2g protein.

Directions

  1. Finely chop 1-1/2 yellow peppers. In a large skillet, heat 2 tablespoons butter over medium-high heat. Add chopped peppers; cook and stir until tender.
  2. Place pine nuts, lemon juice, salt, pepper and remaining butter in a food processor; process until blended. Add cooked peppers; process to blend.
  3. Place beans in a Dutch oven and cover with water. Cut remaining 1-1/2 peppers into thin strips; add to beans. Bring to a boil. Cook, covered, 5-7 minutes or until vegetables are crisp-tender; drain well and return to pot. Add butter mixture and toss to coat. Yield: 12 servings.
Originally published as Green Beans with Yellow-Pepper Butter in Simple & Delicious October/November 2013, p44


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pajamaangel User ID: 1603339 252871
Reviewed Aug. 18, 2016

"Very good, but way too much butter"

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xlsalbums User ID: 5254917 243383
Reviewed Feb. 7, 2016

"There was a lot of butter! But it made good sauce. My blender didn't make it creamy enough though."

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AfterAgnesDowner User ID: 7584816 241371
Reviewed Jan. 9, 2016

"Really GOOD! used cashews instead of pine nuts. used more beans than called for 3 lbs.

very nice change from the ordinary."

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