1 red bell pepper
1 pound green beans
1 teaspoon salt
3 tablespoons olive oil
1 dried hot red chili
4 cloves garlic, peeled and smashed
╝ preserved lemon, diced (can return remaining lemon to
Juice of 1 lemon
Salt and pepper, to taste
Mediterranean Bakery & Deli on Quioccasin Road,
Mediterranean Market & Deli on Staples Mill Road and Sur La
Table at Stony Point Fashion Park
Roast a red bell pepper until skin is blackened. Place in
closed paper sack. When cooled, peel skin. Slice, removing
seeds and ribs.
Cut green beans into 1-inch pieces. Add salt to a large pot
of boiling water. Add beans and quickly blanch. Remove and
plunge into ice water. Drain.
Heat a large sautÚ pan over medium-high heat. Add oil, hot
chili and garlic. Stir-fry until chili starts to darken.
Turn heat to medium and add green beans and lemon. Stir-fry
to heat through. Add lemon juice; salt and pepper to taste.