Fresh greens beans get a little kick with the addition of red pepper in this easy to prepare side dish.
Green vs Wax Beans: Can green & wax beans be used interchangeably? Green beans get their color from chlorophyll, & yellow wax beans are green beans bred to have none of this pigment. So does chlorophyll contribute to the flavor of green beans? Tasters found little difference in the flavors, calling both sweet & “grassy.” During prolonged braising, wax beans have little color to lose so their appearance changes less than that of green beans which turn a drab olive. Nutritional Difference?