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Pepper Parmesan Beans Recipe

Pepper Parmesan Beans Recipe

The garlic adds a savory zip, and the Parmesan cheese mixed in makes it both hearty and satistfying.—Marian Platt, Sequim, Washington
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min. YIELD:8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 large sweet red pepper, diced
  • 1 small green pepper, diced
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1-1/2 pounds fresh green beans, cut into 2-inch pieces
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh basil or 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/3 to 1/2 cup shredded Parmesan cheese

Directions

  • 1. In a large skillet, saute the peppers, onion and garlic in oil until the vegetables are tender, about 3 minutes. Add the beans, basil and salt; toss to coat. Cover and cook over medium-low heat for 7-8 minutes or until beans are crisp-tender. Stir in cheese; serve immediately. Yield: 8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup equals 107 calories, 8 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 2 mg cholesterol, 357 mg sodium, 8 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 3 g protein.