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Green Beans in Yellow Pepper Butter

Green Beans in Yellow Pepper Butter
Servings: 8


  • 1 tablespoon margarine or butter
  • 1 medium yellow sweet pepper coarsely shredded
  • 6 tablespoons margarine or butter softened
  • 1/4 cup pine nuts
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1-1/2 pounds green beans trimmed
  • 1 large yellow sweet pepper cut into thin strips


  • In a small saucepan melt the 1 tablespoon margarine or butter. Add the shredded sweet pepper. Cook over medium-high heat for 5 minutes or until crisp-tender. Set aside.

    In a blender container or food processor bowl combine the 6 tablespoons softened margarine or butter and the pine nuts. Cover; blend or process until almost smooth. Add cooked sweet pepper, lemon juice, salt, and black pepper. Cover; blend or process until almost smooth. Set aside.

    In a covered saucepan cook beans in a small amount of boiling water for 12 minutes. Add the sweet pepper strips the last 3 minutes of cooking. Drain the beans and sweet pepper strips.

    To serve, transfer beans and sweet pepper strips to a serving bowl. Add the blended margarine mixture; toss to coat.