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Recipe: Tangy green beans

Updated: 04-15-2009

Ingredients

Serves: 10

1 1/2 pounds green beans, fresh, frozen or canned
1/3 cup diced sweet red bell peppers
4 1/2 teaspoons olive oil or canola oil
4 1/2 teaspoons water
1 1/2 teaspoons vinegar
1 1/2 teaspoon mustard
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1/8 teaspoon garlic powder

Directions

Cook beans and red peppers in a steamer basket over water until crisp-tender. Whisk together all remaining ingredients in a small bowl. Transfer beans to a serving bowl. Add dressing and stir to coat.

Nutritional Analysis per serving
  • Calories: 39
  • Total carbohydrate: 5 g
  • Cholesterol: 0 mg
  • Dietary fiber: 2 g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 1.5 g
  • Protein: 1 g
  • Saturated fat: 0.3 g
  • Sodium: 68 mg
  • Total fat: 2 g
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