Green Beans w/ Shallots and Red Pepper


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Serves 8-10 Cook Time 20 minutes

Ingredients:
2 (16-oz.) bags frozen whole green beans, thawed
1/4 Cup butter substitute
3 large shallots, thinly sliced*
1 large red bell pepper, cut into thin strips
1 tsp kosher salt**
1/2 tsp pepper
1/2 tsp garlic powder

Directions:

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

Recommended for patients on the Modified Profast (Fast and Flexible) Program,  Nutriplus (Balance Your Pyramid) Program or Maintenance Program.

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