Red, White and Green Beans

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 30 min
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

Ingredients

1
pound green beans, cut into 1- to 1 1/2-inch pieces
1
can (15 to 16 ounces) great northern or navy beans, rinsed and drained
1/4
cup chopped drained roasted red bell peppers (from 7-ounce jar) or 2 jars (2 ounces each) sliced pimientos, drained
1
tablespoon lemon juice
2
teaspoons Dijon mustard
2
teaspoons honey
1/2
teaspoon lemon pepper
1/4
teaspoon salt
2
tablespoons butter or margarine, melted

Directions

Directions

  • 1 Add 1 inch water (salted if desired) to 3-quart saucepan; add green beans. Heat to boiling. Boil uncovered 6 to 8 minutes or until crisp-tender; drain.
  • 2 Stir in remaining ingredients. Cook over medium heat about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until hot.

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Tips

Expert Tips

Those fun plastic trays in Santa and snowman shapes and pretty gift tins also work great as serving dishes for foods other than cookies and candies! You may wish to line the tins with aluminum foil before adding food.

Here are some great ideas to make your green beans look extra festive: • Squeeze lemon juice over cooked beans, and sprinkle with sliced almonds. • Sprinkle dried cranberries over cooked green beans. • Toss in 1/2 cup thinly sliced radishes.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
220
Calories from Fat
65
% Daily Value
Total Fat
7g
Saturated Fat
4g
Cholesterol
15mg
Sodium
680mg
Total Carbohydrate
38g
Dietary Fiber
10g
Protein
11g
% Daily Value*:
Iron
20%
20%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 4 Vegetable; 1 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.