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Aunt Kate's Green Beans in Tomatoes

Aunt Kate's Green Beans in Tomatoes

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BARBIANN

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

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  • 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

Directions

  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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Reviews

genevasale
14
7/3/2006

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 1/4 cup chicken broth, 1/2 tsp cinnamon (my husband loves cinnamon in anything with a lot of tomatoes), and about a tablespoon of fresh-squeezed orange juice when I added the green beans. Everyone (picky children included) loved it! Thanks for a great, versatile recipe!

LINDA MCLEAN
14
11/4/2003

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 oven, I would have served this over pasta. Thanks BarbiAnn!

MYTILINIA
12
12/15/2003

Fast and easy, great recipe.