Salsa Green Beans
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 TimePrep/Total Time: 20 min.
- 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
- In a large saucepan, cover beans with water; bring to a boil. Cook, uncovered, for 8-10 minutes or until crisp-tender.
- Meanwhile, in a large skillet, saute onions in butter until tender. Drain beans. Add the tomatoes, salsa, garlic, salt and onions; heat through.
Nutrition Facts1/2 cup: 87 calories, 6g fat (4g saturated fat), 15mg cholesterol, 158mg sodium, 8g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 3g fiber), 2g protein.
Originally published as Salsa Green Beans in Taste of Home April/May 1999
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