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Joanna's Green Beans

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Category: Vegetables, Side Dishes

 Ingredients List

  • 1 tb Butter
  • 3 tb Olive oil
  • 1/2 md Onion; very finely chopped
  • 2 Red bell peppers; julienned
  • 3 tb Chicken broth or bouillon
  • 1 tb Lemon juice
  • 1 lb Green beans; trimmed
  • Salt; to taste


Melt butter. Add 2 tb. of the oil and heat gently. Add onion and red
pepper. Saute slowly over medium low heat until peppers are tender-crisp
and onion is translucent and tender. Remove 1/2 of this mixture and

Add last tb. of the oil to the pepper and onion mixture remaining in the
skillet. Continue to saute over low heat for 4 or 5 more minutes, until
onions are very soft and beginning to caramelize. Add chicken broth and
lemon juice, put the mixture in a food processor or blender and process
until creamy.

Steam green beans until tender; drain. Combine green beans, reserved
sauteed pepper and onion and the onion/pepper puree. Salt. Heat through and

Shepherd writes: "With caramelized onions and sauteed peppers, this green
bean dish tastes rich and looks beautiful."

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