Green Beans Braised with Tomatoes and Fresh Basil Recipe

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Kristen Jimenez Modified: April 7, 2022
Green Beans Braised with Tomatoes and Fresh Basil Recipe

How To Make Green Beans Braised with Tomatoes and Fresh Basil

This recipe calls for green beans to be braised in a tomato and basil mix, creating an herby and yummy side dish that’s perfect for any meal.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 10 minutes
Total: 25 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • 3tbspolive oil
  • 1cuponion,chopped
  • 2garlic cloves,minced
  • lbsfresh green beans,trimmed
  • 2largeplum tomatoes,chopped
  • ½cupwater
  • 1cupfresh basil leaves
  • salt and ground black pepper,to taste

Instructions

  1. Heat oil in a skillet over medium heat. Add onion and garlic. Cook and stir for about 5 minutes or until onion is translucent.

  2. Add green beans, tomatoes, and up to ½ cup water. Cook for about 10 minutes or until beans and tomatoes are tender,.

  3. Sprinkle basil, salt, and pepper on top.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 171.05kcal
  • Fat: 10.69g
  • Saturated Fat: 1.53g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 7.43g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.33g
  • Carbohydrates: 18.32g
  • Fiber: 6.09g
  • Sugar: 8.30g
  • Protein: 4.27g
  • Sodium: 690.63mg
  • Calcium: 94.69mg
  • Potassium: 544.90mg
  • Iron: 2.31mg
  • Vitamin A: 91.89µg
  • Vitamin C: 30.57mg
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