Looking for a tasty vegetable side dish? This recipe with fresh green beans and red pepper strips, served with crisp bacon and lightly toasted walnuts, is a perfect choice and ready in just 25 minutes. Source: Diabetic Living Magazine

Diabetic Living Magazine


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  • In a large saucepan, cook green beans and sweet pepper in enough boiling water to cover for 3 minutes; drain.

  • In a large skillet, cook bacon over medium heat until crisp. Using a slotted spoon, remove bacon from skillet, reserving 2 tablespoons of the drippings in skillet (discard the remaining drippings). Drain bacon on paper towels. Crumble bacon; set aside.

  • Add green bean-sweet pepper mixture, walnuts, garlic, crushed red pepper and 1/4 teaspoon salt to the reserved drippings in skillet. Cook and stir about 5 minutes or until beans are tender and walnuts are lightly toasted.

  • To serve, sprinkle with crumbled bacon.

Nutrition Facts

106 calories; 8.6 g total fat; 2.3 g saturated fat; 7 mg cholesterol; 156 mg sodium. 172 mg potassium; 5.9 g carbohydrates; 2.6 g fiber; 1 g sugar; 2.6 g protein; 806 IU vitamin a iu; 27 mg vitamin c; 32 mcg folate; 29 mg calcium; 1 mg iron; 24 mg magnesium;