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Green Bean-and-Red Bell Pepper Toss

by Erika Nicole Kendall

2  tablespoons  butter
2  (8-oz.) packages French green beans
1  red bell pepper, cut into thin strips
3  shallots, sliced
2  garlic cloves, minced
1/2  teaspoon  salt
1/8  teaspoon  ground red pepper

Melt butter in a large Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Add green beans, bell pepper strips, and remaining ingredients, tossing to coat. Add 1/4 cup water.

Cook, covered, 4 to 6 minutes; uncover and cook, stirring often, 1 to 2 more minutes or until water is evaporated and beans are crisp-tender.

Sugar Snap Peas-and-Red Bell Pepper Toss: Substitute 1 lb. trimmed sugar snap peas for green beans. Proceed as directed.

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