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Garlic Green Bean Medley

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 25 min.

Makes

10 servings

“This is one of my favorite ways to cook green beans. Everyone loves it!” —Nancy Daugherty, Cortland, Ohio
Garlic Green Bean Medley Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds fresh green beans, trimmed
  • 1 large sweet red pepper, cut into strips
  • 1/2 cup thinly sliced sweet onion
  • 1/4 cup thinly sliced celery
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper

Directions

  1. Place beans in a steamer basket; place in a Dutch oven over 1 in. of water. Bring to a boil; cover and steam until crisp-tender, 6-8 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, in a large cast-iron or other heavy skillet, saute the red pepper, onion and celery in oil until tender. Add garlic; cook 1 minute longer. Add the beans, salt and pepper; toss to coat.

Nutrition Facts

3/4 cup: 57 calories, 3g fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 126mg sodium, 8g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 3g fiber), 2g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1/2 fat.

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