Green Beans with Cherry Tomatoes

Green Beans with Cherry Tomatoes


"These beans are briefly boiled and tossed with cherry tomatoes in a buttery basil sauce to make the most yummy green beans ever! We serve these at Easter Dinner every year but are a delicious accent to any meal."


20 m servings 122 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 122 kcal
  • 6%
  • Fat:
  • 8 g
  • 12%
  • Carbs:
  • 12.6g
  • 4%
  • Protein:
  • 2.6 g
  • 5%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 20 mg
  • 7%
  • Sodium:
  • 294 mg
  • 12%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Place beans and water in a large saucepan. Cover, and bring to a boil. Set heat to low, and simmer until tender, about 10 minutes. Drain off water, and set aside.
  2. Melt butter in a skillet over medium heat. Stir in sugar, garlic salt, pepper and basil. Add tomatoes, and cook stirring gently just until soft. Pour the tomato mixture over the green beans, and toss gently to blend.
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  1. 784 Ratings


I made this for for a small dinner party and it came out very good. I did skip the sugar and used grape tomatoes instead of cherry. I also sprinkled it with a mixture of italian bread crumbs a...

This was very good! A neighbor went on vacation and he told me to help myself to his garden! He had a lot of green beans and cherry tomatoes so I found this recipe on the ingredient search. I...

A great idea to perk up ordinary green beans, but I found the addition of sugar to be distracting-- too sweet even with only a tablespoon. Mind you my husband and children had no complaints! Wi...

This outstanding vegetable dish had my vegetable-hating extended family raving at Thanksgiving dinner, and they REQUESTED it again for Christmas! Easy to prepare, BEAUTIFUL to present, good for ...

Love this recipe as is, have made it often, but as a variation I add a little minced fresh garlic and onions to the butter, sugar, salt, pepper & basil.

These were wonderful and looked absolutely beautiful! I used frozen whole green beans (16 oz), 1 cup of halved grape tomatoes, increased the fresh basil to 1T, and added more salt. Delicious!

Yum! I thought these were excellent...a great way to get your vegetables in. I did what another user suggested and crumbled bacon on top and it was great! Will make again!

I omitted the sugar on purpose and the basil because I forgot, but these were still delicious without either. I chose to use fresh minced garlic rather than garlic salt, but I do think that woul...

Good recipe. I halved the butter and it was plenty. Next time I will use less sugar as it was a bit too sweet for my taste.