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Green Beans and Tomatoes

  • Author: Sylvie Taylor
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: Serves 4
  • Category: Fall, Sides, World Recipe


Crunchy fresh beans with salty tomatoes make a perfect side dish!


2 tablespoons olive oil
5 cloves garlic, roughly chopped
2 whole tomatoes, fresh or canned, peeled and crushed
1 pound green beans, trimmed
1/4 cup water
Salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste


  • Place the oil on medium in a skillet and add in the garlic, stirring to cook evenly.
  • Add in the tomatoes and stirring constantly to cook evenly until soft.
  • Add in the green beans and the water. Cover, stirring occasionally for approximately 8 minutes or until the beans are soft.
  • Remove and season with the salt and pepper.
  • Serve.


Adapted from


  • Calories: 58 calories per serve