Red Pepper Tomato Basil Haricot Verts

May 3, 2012 in Amercian, Balsamic, Balsamic Vinegar, balsamic vinegar, Basil, Bell Pepper, black pepper, BLOG, Culture, Diet, European, Garlic, Gluten Free, Green Beans, haricot verts, Ingredient, Kosher salt, Low Carb, Low Fat, Low Glycemic, Oil, olive oil, Onion, pepper, Recipes, Red Bell Pepper, Roma tomato, salt, Spice, sweet yellow, Tomato, Vegan, Vegetable, Vegetarian, Vinegar, water by Dishes For Life

Red Pepper Tomato Basil Haricot Verts

Red Pepper Tomato Basil Haricot Verts

Ingredients you’ll need: Serves 4-6 people as a side dish

1 lb. haricot verts or french green beans

1/2. red bell pepper-chopped

1/2 tbsp. sweet onion-chopped

2 clove fresh garlic-minced

2 roma tomato-chopped

1/2 cup water

1 tsp. dry basil or 6 leaves fresh chopped

4 tbsp.aged balsamic vinegar

2 tsp. extra virgin olive oil-cold press

kosher salt and fresh ground pepper to taste-keep salt to a minimum-no more than 1/2 tsp.

How to prepare:

Over medium high heat, add olive oil, garlic, and onion to skillet. Saute until onions start to soften, approximately 2 minutes. Add red bell pepper and green beans. Saute until green beans start to be al dente, approximately 4 minutes. Add the tomato, balsamic vinegar and water. Season with basil, salt, and pepper. Reduce heat and simmer for 3-4 minutes or until green beans are al dente. Enjoy! Serves 4-6 people as a side dish.