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Pepper Parmesan Beans Recipe

Pepper Parmesan Beans Recipe

A colorful mixture of peppers and green beans get an Italian treatment with basil and Parmesan cheese in this delightful vegetable dish. The garlic adds a savory zip. —Marian Platt, Sequim, Washington
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min. YIELD:8 servings


  • 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


  • 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: 107 calories, 8g fat (2g saturated fat), 2mg cholesterol, 357mg sodium, 8g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 3g fiber), 3g protein.

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302harrison User ID: 7319087 271603
Reviewed Aug. 10, 2017

"This is my favorite green bean recipe. Have made it many times and people love it."

cindyscookiecupboard User ID: 7012548 252979
Reviewed Aug. 21, 2016

"I made this recipe as directed. Very tasty. Will make again."

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