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Neapolitan Green Beans

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Recipe photo courtesy of Quentin Bacon

A staple at an Italian table, this vegetable side dish is slow-cooked with garlic, tomatoes, and a sprig of basil. Recipe by Lucinda Scala Quinn.

Source: Martha Stewart Living, September 2005
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To make sure the beans you buy are fresh, snap them in half; they should snap easily under light pressure and form beads of moisture around the breaks.

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  • LER777
    11 OCT, 2010
    These green beans were simply delicious!!!! My store was out of fresh basil so I had to substitute dried basil I already had in my spice cabinet for it. But other than that followed the recipe exactly and they were wonderful!!! Thanks, I have a new way to cook green beans!!!
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  • optic747
    18 MAR, 2009
    I halved this recipe and it was quite delicious. Next time I make it I may go a little easier on the garlic as it competed too much with the tomato and basil flavors. This was very easy to make and was more elegant than plain green beans.
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