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Green beans with red pepper and garlic

Recipe Information

Servings 6
Preparation Time 10 Minutes
Cook Time 10 Minutes
Total Time 20 Minutes
Difficulty Easy
Main Ingredient Green Beans; Red Bell Pepper
Category Beans & Legumes; Vegetables
Meal Lunch; Dinner
Type Appetizer; Side Dish
Cook Method Boiling; Saut�ing
Diet Low Calorie; Low Fat; Low Carb; Low Cholesterol; Heart Healthy; Vegetarian; Vegan; Gluten Free

Ingredients

 

Directions

  • Cut the beans into 2-inch pieces. Bring a large saucepan 3/4 full of water to a boil. Add the beans and cook until they turn bright green and are tender-crisp, 1-3 minutes. Drain the beans, then plunge them into a bowl of ice water to stop the cooking. Drain again and set aside.

  • In a large frying pan, heat the olive oil over medium heat. Add the bell pepper and toss and stir for about 1 minute. Add the beans and saut� for 1 minute longer. Add the chili paste and garlic, and stir for 1 minute. The beans will be tender and bright green.

  • Drizzle with the sesame oil and season with the salt and pepper. Serve immediately.

 

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories: 50 cal

  • Total fat: 2g

  • Saturated fat: <1g

  • Monounsaturated fat: 1g

  • Cholesterol: 0mg

  • Sodium: 201mg

  • Carbohydrate: 7g

  • Fiber: 3g

  • Protein: 2g