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Green Beans Italiano Recipe

The tomatoes and green beans make a pretty combo in this vegetable dish. Eliminate the salt if you prefer. —Amy Welk-Thieding
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:4-6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 pound fresh green beans, trimmed
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt, optional
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 cups chopped fresh tomatoes

Directions

  • 1. Place green beans in a large saucepan and cover with water. Bring to a boil. Cook, uncovered, for 8-10 minutes or until crisp-tender; drain.
  • 2. In a large skillet, saute the onion, garlic, oregano, basil, salt if desired and pepper in oil until onion is tender. Add beans and tomatoes; heat through. Yield: 4-6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (3/4 cup) equals 58 calories, 3 g fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 10 mg sodium, 9 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 2 g protein.