Side Dishes - Phase 1 - Italian Green Beans w/ Stewed Tomatoes

09-25-2008, 10:37 AM
Found this recipe on Had it for dinner last night with Parmesan crusted Tilapia. It was so yummy!!!!

Italian Green Beans with Stewed Tomatoes

1lb. Fresh Green Beans
1 T. Olive Oil
1 small Red Onion, halved and thinly sliced
2 Garlic Cloves, crushed
1 t. dried Basil
2 ripe Tomatoes, diced
1 T. balsamic vinegar
2 T. water
1/4 t. salt
1/4 t. pepper

1. Trim the ends off the beans, cut into 1 1/2 inch lengths.
2. In a large sauce pot cook the beans in lightly salted water for 3 min. Drain the beans and set aside.
3. In a non-stick skillet, heat oil and add onions, garlic and basil. Cook for 2 min. or until soften
4. Add remaining ingredients, except the beans, and cook for 3 minutes.
5. Add the beans.
6. Simmer for an additional 5-10 min. until tender, stirring often. (You may need to add water as it simmers to keep mixture moist.)
7. ENJOY!!!!

Serving size: 4
Cal: 86, Fat: 3.7g

09-25-2008, 10:39 AM
Perfect timing - have green beans in my fridge!

09-25-2008, 11:00 AM
Me too - and lots of garlic, onions, tomatoes and basil! Thanks for posting this, Heather. Good timing!

09-25-2008, 11:31 AM
Thats so yummy sounding, thank yuo!