Aunt Kate's Green Beans in Tomatoes

Aunt Kate's Green Beans in Tomatoes


"Italian Flavor...easy to prepare. We are not a fan of green beans BUT cooked this way, we are! Use fresh green beans."


1 h 10 m servings 134 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 134 kcal
  • 7%
  • Fat:
  • 7.1 g
  • 11%
  • Carbs:
  • 15.2g
  • 5%
  • Protein:
  • 3.8 g
  • 8%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 792 mg
  • 32%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a large saucepan, saute garlic in oil over medium-low heat until garlic is slightly browned. Stir in diced tomatoes and tomato sauce, cover, and cook for 30 to 45 minutes.
  2. Stir green beans into tomatoes, and cook until tender. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
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  1. 60 Ratings


This is a great way to use green beans straight out of the garden! I made a few changes- instead of diced tomatoes I used a pint of crushed tomatoes and 5 fresh minced basil leaves. I added 1/...

We thought this was pretty darn good. I used canned crushed tomatoes with roasted garlic and took it up a level by adding cabbage and cannellini beans. If I hadn't already had a meatloaf in the ...

Fast and easy, great recipe.

We love this recipe! It has gone over very well with company too. I also tried it with zucchin and it was equally good.

Very good! I did throw the green beans in a few minutes (not 45 minutes later) after I added the tomatoes to the garlic/oil. They were delicious. I cooked the whole thing for about 45 minutes. W...

Yea Aunt Kate! We loved your green beans in tomatoes! I (like other reviewers) used canned green beans. I only used one can because I wasn't sure if my kids would eat it and I didn't want to was...

I don't think this one will be a fan with little kida, but as groovigryl said, her kid liked it, so I still don't know. I guess some kids like green beans, but not many...!

I also don't LOVE green beans, but this recipe made me forget that. I do love tomatoes and these were delish. I only give it a 3 as hubby thought it was too tomatoey and did not like at all.

This recipe was very good. My roomate said her mother makes this all the time and mine was even better! I added 1 tbsp of parsley flakes and a bit more basil. All I had was a 28 oz can of tomat...