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Green Beans In Tomato Sauce

This way of cooking green beans in tomato sauce is more delicious than the ordinary boiling way. This recipe makes the green beans so tasty. The origin of this recipe is Egyptian, and I have learned it from my mother. Since then, I always cook green beans this way.

This dish is a classic vegetarian side dish if you served it alone, and if you serve it with precooked chicken or beef, it would be a whole meal.

green beans in tomato sauce

Ingredients for cooking green beans in tomato sauce:

  • Fresh green beans
  • Tomato sauce
  • Onion minced
  • Garlic minced
  • Salt
  • Black pepper
  • Water
  • Olive oil

How to cook green beans in tomato sauce?

  • In a small pot put the onion, garlic and some olive oil.
  • Then, stir over medium heat till the onion tender.
  • Cut the green beans into small pieces.
  • After that, add the green beans and the tomato sauce and stir.
  • Then, add the spices and water, stir.
  • After that, cover the pot and leave it to simmer until cooked.

The secret here is not letting the beans having too much or too fewer sauce.

green beans in tomato sauce

How to serve the green beans?

Serve them with tortilla or just plain. Also, you can serve them with cooked chicken breast, thigh or even with some minced beef. Furthermore, if you are not following any low carb diet, you can serve them with rice.

green beans in tomato sauce

How to store green beans?

Store it in an airtight container, leaving it to next day make them much more delicious as the green beans stay longer time in the sauce.

Green Beans In Tomato Sauce

This green beans In tomato sauce dish is a side dish if you served it alone, and if you serve it with precooked chicken or beef, it would be a whole meal.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Course: Appetizer, Side Dish
Cuisine: Vegetarian
Keyword: Easy Recipes, Green Beans, vegetarian dish
Servings: 2 people
Calories: 120kcal

Ingredients

  • 350 g Fresh green beans
  • 75 g Tomato sauce
  • 1 medium Onion minced
  • 2 Garlic
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1/2 tsp Black pepper
  • 1/2 cup Water
  • 2 tbsp Olive oil

Instructions

  • In a small pot put the onion, garlic and some olive oil.
  • Stir over medium heat till the onion tender.
  • Cut the green beans into small pieces.
  • Add the green beans and the tomato sauce and stir.
  • Add the spices and water, stir.
  • Cover the pot and leave it to simmer until cooked.

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Although this is a very simple recipe, it is very delicious. Enjoy eating green beans on the Egyptian style and let me know if you like it. Also, save it in pinterest for later.

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