Garlic Green Beans with Tomatoes
This savory side dish goes well with a variety of entrees. The crisp-tender beans are accented with chopped tomatoes, onion, garlic and allspice. —Clara Coulston of Washington Court House, Ohio
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 25 min.
- 1/2 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth or vegetable broth
- 1 cup chopped onion
- 2 garlic cloves, minced
- 2 pounds fresh green beans, cut into 2-inch pieces
- 4 medium ripe tomatoes, seeded and chopped
- 3/4 teaspoon seasoned salt
- 1/8 teaspoon ground allspice
- 1/8 teaspoon pepper
- In a large nonstick skillet, bring the broth, onion and garlic to a boil. Add beans; return to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 15 minutes. Add the tomatoes, seasoned salt, allspice and pepper; cook 2-3 minutes longer or until beans are tender. Serve with a slotted spoon.
Nutrition Facts3/4 cup: 61 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 184mg sodium, 12g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 5g fiber), 2g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 vegetable.
Originally published as Green Beans with Tomatoes in Light & Tasty October/November 2003
Oct 18, 2011
I liked this recipe because although it is a low fat recipe, it doesn't overcompensate for the lack of butter by overdoing all the other seasonings. The chicken broth helps it accomplish this.