String Beans w Shallots and Red Bell Pepper

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 78.4
  • Total Fat: 5.8 g
  • Cholesterol: 15.3 mg
  • Sodium: 187.3 mg
  • Total Carbs: 19.9 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.5 g
  • Protein: 1.9 g

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colorful side dish
Yield: Makes 8 to 10 servings
colorful side dish
Yield: Makes 8 to 10 servings

Number of Servings: 8


    2 (16-oz.) packages frozen whole green beans, thawed
    1/4 cup butter
    3 large shallots, thinly sliced*
    1 large red bell pepper, cut into thin strips
    1 teaspoon kosher salt**
    1/2 teaspoon pepper
    1/2 teaspoon garlic powder


1. Cook green beans in boiling salted water to cover 3 to 4 minutes or until crisp-tender; drain well.

2. Melt butter in a large skillet over medium-high heat; add sliced shallots and bell pepper, and sauté 4 minutes or until tender. Add green beans, salt, pepper, and garlic powder, and toss to combine.

*1/2 small sweet onion, thinly sliced, may be substituted.

**1/2 tsp. regular salt may be substituted.

Southern Living, MARCH 2007

Number of Servings: 8

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user OFELIA_ALEX.

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  • This was really good! I trimmed the amount down since my family isn't that big and it was just as delicious! - 7/4/10

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