By Mayo Clinic Staff

Number of servings

Serves 10

Ingredients

    1 1/2 pounds green beans, fresh, frozen or canned
    1/3 cup diced sweet red bell peppers
    4 1/2 teaspoons olive oil or canola oil
    4 1/2 teaspoons water
    1 1/2 teaspoons vinegar
    1 1/2 teaspoon mustard
    1/4 teaspoon salt
    1/4 teaspoon pepper
    1/8 teaspoon garlic powder

Directions

Cook beans and red peppers in a steamer basket over water until crisp-tender. Whisk together all remaining ingredients in a small bowl. Transfer beans to a serving bowl. Add dressing and stir to coat.

Nutritional analysis per serving

  • Total carbohydrate 5 g
  • Dietary fiber 2 g
  • Sodium 68 mg
  • Saturated fat 0.3 g
  • Total fat 2 g
  • Cholesterol 0 mg
  • Protein 1 g
  • Monounsaturated fat 1.5 g
  • Calories 39

This recipe is one of 400 recipes collected in the "Fix-It and Enjoy-It! Healthy Cookbook" published by Good Books and available at the MayoClinic.com Bookstore.

Apr. 15, 2009