Turn Green Beans For A Side
Shannon Clark
Shannon Clark
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88 Calories
11 g Carbs
2 g Protein
4 g Fat
Total Time
4 servings

Most people always will include stuffing in their Thanksgiving meal as a side, but this year to really cut back on the calories you may want to consider an alternative side of green beans.


  • 4 cup 1/2" pieces green Beans
  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 1 whole yellow pepper, sliced
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp sesame seed oil
  • ½ tsp table salt
  • ¼ tsp, ground black pepper
  • ½ tsp onion powder
  • 1 small sweet pepper, red

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  1. Begin by slicing the beans in easy to manage pieces and then bring a large saucepan with a small amount of water inside to a boil. Drop the green beans into the pan and proceed to cook until desired tenderness is reached; up to three minutes.
  2. Drain the water from the beans and then drop into cold water to prevent them from cooking further while you continue on with the recipe.
  3. Next, in another saucepan lightly fry the peppers over medium heat in the olive oil. Once they are slightly softened, add the green beans to the mix along with the red pepper flakes, garlic, sesame oil, salt, pepper, and onion powder. Serve immediately once the spices have been distributed evenly.

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