New This Month

Green Beans with Tomatoes


Simple and wholesome, this warm side dish can be easily matched with any main course.

  • Prep:
  • Total Time:
  • Servings: 4

Source: Everyday Food, March 2006


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 medium onion, halved and thinly sliced
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 can (14.5 ounces) whole peeled tomatoes in puree
  • 1 pound green beans, trimmed
  • Coarse salt and ground pepper


  1. In a large skillet with a tight-fitting lid, heat oil over medium-high. Add onion and oregano, and cook, stirring frequently, until lightly browned, 2 to 3 minutes.

  2. To skillet, add tomatoes and their puree, breaking up tomatoes with a spoon or your fingers; stir to combine. Add green beans, 1 1/2 teaspoons salt, and 1/2 teaspoon pepper, and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low; cover and simmer, stirring occasionally, until green beans are soft, about 30 minutes. Serve.

Reviews Add a comment