Colorful String Beans

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 77.6
  • Total Fat: 3.6 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 7.7 mg
  • Total Carbs: 11.1 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 4.3 g
  • Protein: 2.5 g

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Number of Servings: 4


    2 quarts water
    sea salt
    1 lb fresh green or yellow beans or mix of both, trimmed (Sometimes youcan find the unusal purple string beans
    1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
    3 cloves garlic, passed through a press
    .5 red bell pepper seeded and deveined, cut into pieves similar to beans
    .5 yellow bell pepper, seeded and deveined, cut into strips similar in size to the string beans.
    .5 cup fresh cilantro
    fresh ground pepper


serves 4
1. Fill big bowl with cold water and a few handful of ice cubes.
2. Meanwhile, in a large saucepan, bring 2 quarts salted water to rolling boil. Add fresh beans and cook until they just turn color- about 4 minutes. Drain the beans again and place on a layer of paper towel.
3. In a large skillelt, heat olive oil over medium heat. Add garlic and bell peppers. Saute breifly and add thedrained beans. Cook until all vegetables are heated through. Season with cilantro, sea salt, and black pepper. Serve immediately or chill in the refridgerator.

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user AER1977.

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