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Green Beans in Red Pepper Sauce

For easy veggies, I make a simple sauce of sweet red peppers, almonds and parsley. We also like this sauce with zucchini or roasted cauliflower. —Elisabeth Larsen, Pleasant Grove, Utah
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
  • Makes
    6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 pound fresh green beans, trimmed
  • 1/2 cup roasted sweet red peppers
  • 1/4 cup sliced almonds
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 garlic cloves, halved
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

Directions

  • Place beans in a large saucepan; add water to cover. Bring to a boil. Cook, covered, until crisp-tender, 2-4 minutes. Drain. Pulse remaining ingredients in a food processor until smooth. Toss with beans.
Nutrition Facts
3/4 cup: 95 calories, 7g fat (1g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 276mg sodium, 8g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 3g fiber), 2g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1 fat.

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