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Green bean and bell pepper toss

Posted on July 22, 2010 at 9:11 PM

Substitute 1 lb. trimmed green beans for the slender French beans.


Yield: Makes 6 to 8 servings



2 tablespoons butter

2 (8-oz.) packages French green beans

1 red bell pepper, cut into thin strips

3 shallots, sliced

2 garlic cloves, minced

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/8 teaspoon ground red pepper



1. Melt butter in a large Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Add green beans, bell pepper strips, and remaining ingredients, tossing to coat. Add 1/4 cup water.

2. Cook, covered, 4 to 6 minutes; uncover and cook, stirring often, 1 to 2 more minutes or until water is evaporated and beans are crisp-tender.


Sugar Snap Peas-and-Red Bell Pepper Toss: Substitute 1 lb. trimmed sugar snap peas for green beans. Proceed as directed.

Categories: Veggies and Sides