Sautéed Beans and Peppers

recipe
Cook green beans the day before the party. Pat dry with paper towels, and store in a zip-top plastic bag.

Yield:

Makes 8 servings

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 10 Minutes
Cook: 10 Minutes

Ingredients

2 pounds fresh green beans
1 red bell pepper, cut into thin strips
1 yellow bell pepper, cut into thin strips
1 to 2 Tbsp. olive oil
1 tablespoon chopped fresh basil
1/2 teaspoon salt

Preparation

1. Cook green beans in boiling salted water to cover in a Dutch oven over medium-high heat 4 to 5 minutes or until crisp-tender. Drain and plunge into ice water to stop the cooking process; drain.

2. Sauté peppers in hot oil in a Dutch oven over medium-high heat 5 minutes or until tender. Add green beans, basil, and salt. Cook, stirring constantly, until thoroughly heated. Serve immediately.

Note:

November 2006
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