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Green Beans with Colored Peppers (Crowd Size)

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  • Total 30 min
  • Servings 18
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Gently sauté a pretty medley of frozen green beans and fresh sweet pepper strips, accented with herbs and a spritz of lemon. MORE + LESS -

Ingredients

1
bag (22 oz) frozen whole green beans
1
tablespoon lemon juice
2
teaspoons Dijon mustard
1
tablespoon chopped fresh or 1 teaspoon dried basil leaves
2
teaspoons chopped fresh or 3/4 teaspoon dried thyme leaves
1
tablespoon olive or vegetable oil
1
medium red bell pepper, cut into strips
1
medium yellow bell pepper, cut into strips
1/2
teaspoon salt
Freshly ground black pepper, if desired

Steps

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  • 1
    In 12-inch skillet, cook green beans on Stove-Top as directed on bag. Drain; place beans on plate and loosely cover to keep warm.
  • 2
    Meanwhile, in small bowl, mix lemon juice, mustard, basil and thyme; set aside.
  • 3
    Add oil to same skillet; heat over medium-high heat. Add bell peppers; cook 6 to 8 minutes, stirring frequently, just until tender.
  • 4
    Add green beans and lemon mixture to peppers; toss to coat. Sprinkle with salt; cook 2 to 3 minutes, stirring frequently. Serve sprinkled with freshly ground black pepper.

Expert Tips

Next time, try making these peppers with dill instead of the thyme.

Bell peppers have lots of beautiful color, sweet flavor and vitamin C. They also contain a good amount of vitamin A and some minerals.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
20
Calories from Fat
10
% Daily Value
Total Fat
1g
1%
Saturated Fat
0g
0%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
80mg
3%
Potassium
80mg
2%
Total Carbohydrate
3g
1%
Dietary Fiber
1g
5%
Sugars
1g
Protein
0g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%
8%
Vitamin C
20%
20%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
0
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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