Green Bean Stew

Green Bean Stew


"This is one of my mother's tasty recipes."


servings 137 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 137 kcal
  • 7%
  • Fat:
  • 10.5 g
  • 16%
  • Carbs:
  • 10.6g
  • 3%
  • Protein:
  • 2.1 g
  • 4%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 361 mg
  • 14%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Heat oil in a small frying pan over medium heat. Stir in tomato paste, and heat through. Set aside.
  2. Place green beans and water in a medium saucepan. Arrange onions and green pepper in layers over beans. Sprinkle turmeric, and salt and pepper over vegetables, and pour tomato paste over everything. Cover. Cook over medium heat until vegetables are tender and all water has evaporated.
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  1. 13 Ratings


Have made this several times and really enjoy it. Good with fresh or canned green beans. I skip the initial heating of oil and tomato paste step - I found it unnecessary - I simply whisk the o...

We found this recipe acceptable but next time I will use butter or crisp bacon in place of the oil which did not provide the necessary flavor punch.

This sounded odd when I was preparing it, howver, it was very flavorful and the only fat is in the vegetable oil.

very very goood!

This recipe has potential, but I had problems with the tomatoe paste/oil bit. Couldn't get them to mix, so it just sat on top of the veggies. Hmmm?

I cut the oil in half. This was so tastie!!!! My husband even liked it and he hates onion. He is quite picky actually and he loved it and asked for seconds. I will definately make this recip...

This was less like a stew and more like green beans with some heated tomatoe paste. I added some sauce and noodles and let it sit for a while but it still tasted rather bland. Maybe some fresh b...

This was just okay. It was more of a side dish and a little bland for my family. The good thing about it is that it took little to prep.

I had green bean stew at a middle eastern restaurant and thought it was delicious and healthy. I added beef cubes to the recipe and it was amazing.