Green Beans Provencale Recipe
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Green Beans Provencale Recipe

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Garlic, tomatoes and olive oil are wonderful ingredients often found in Southern French cooking. In this dish, they complement the green beans perfectly. Paula Wharton — El Paso, Texas
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:5 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 5 servings


  • 1 pound fresh green beans, trimmed and cut into 2-inch pieces
  • 4 green onions, sliced
  • 2 tablespoons minced shallot
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 teaspoons minced fresh rosemary or 1/2 teaspoon dried rosemary, crushed
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1-1/2 cups grape tomatoes, halved
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh or 2 teaspoons dried basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup: 70 calories, 3g fat (trace saturated fat), 0mg cholesterol, 248mg sodium, 10g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 4g fiber), 2g protein Diabetic Exchanges:2 vegetable, 1/2 fat


  1. Place beans in a steamer basket; place in a large saucepan over 1 in. of water. Bring to a boil; cover and steam for 4-5 minutes or until crisp-tender.
  2. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, saute the onions, shallot, garlic and rosemary in oil until vegetables are tender. Add the green beans, tomatoes, basil, salt and pepper; saute 2-3 minutes longer or until heated through. Yield: 5 servings.
Originally published as Green Beans Provencale in Healthy Cooking June/July 2010, p37

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Reviewed Oct. 21, 2015

"A tasty side dish! Will definitely make these again."

Reviewed May. 12, 2014

"Great flavors! Nice, light, and easy to assemble."

Reviewed Nov. 11, 2012

"These are awesome. I have fixed these for a healthy side for Thanksgiving for the last 2 years."

Reviewed Apr. 24, 2012

"This makes ordinary green beans special. Because it had an Italian feel to it, the beans didn't seem to go very well with my ham loaf and spicy sweet potatoes. It would be excellent with meatloaf."

Reviewed Oct. 19, 2011

"Refreshing take on a green beans mixture. Seemed rather fancy for fairly easy preperation. Will make again!"

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