Tomato-Onion Green Beans

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 30 min.


6 servings

Updated: Jun. 29, 2023
Fresh green beans are the stars of this healthy side. Serve with grilled chicken, pork tenderloin or seafood for a delicious end to a busy day. —David Feder, Buffalo Grove, Illinois
Tomato-Onion Green Beans Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 large onion, finely chopped
  • 1 pound fresh green beans, trimmed
  • 3 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley


  1. In a large skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add onion; cook until tender and lightly browned, stirring occasionally.
  2. Meanwhile, place green beans in a large saucepan; add water to cover. Bring to a boil. Cook, covered, 5-7 minutes or until crisp-tender. Drain; add to onion. Stir in tomato paste and salt; heat through. Sprinkle with parsley.

Nutrition Facts

2/3 cup: 81 calories, 5g fat (1g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 208mg sodium, 9g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 3g fiber), 2g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1 fat.