Salsa Green Beans Recipe
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Salsa Green Beans Recipe

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This simple treatment is a wonderful way of dressing up green beans. Maybe the reason I really enjoy this vegetable is because Mom has been fixing it this way since I was a little girl.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:6-8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES: 6-8 servings


  • 4 cups fresh or frozen cut green beans
  • 2 small onions, chopped
  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 3 medium tomatoes, cut into wedges
  • 2 tablespoons salsa
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon salt

Nutritional Facts

1/2 cup: 87 calories, 6g fat (4g saturated fat), 15mg cholesterol, 158mg sodium, 8g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 3g fiber), 2g protein.


  1. In a large saucepan, cover beans with water; bring to a boil. Cook, uncovered, for 8-10 minutes or until crisp-tender.
  2. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, saute onions in butter until tender. Drain beans. Add the tomatoes, salsa, garlic, salt and onions; heat through. Yield: 6-8 servings.
Originally published as Salsa Green Beans in Taste of Home April/May 1999, p35

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littletexaslonghorn User ID: 5989553 24292
Reviewed May. 31, 2011

"I had a lot of leftover green beans and stumbled upon this recipe when looking to make a side dish for quesadilla night. It was okay - nothing spectacular."

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