Braised Green Beans

Author: Canadian Living

This is a simple dish that George Kapelos remembers with fondness from his late mother's kitchen.

  • Portion size 8 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: August 2006

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 4 green onions thinly sliced
  • 2 cups peeled tomatoes seeded and diced
  • 3/4 teaspoons salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 1/2 lb green bean trimmed and halved
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh mint
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley

Method

In large saucepan, heat oil over medium heat; fry onions until softened, about 4 minutes. Add tomatoes, salt and pepper; cook, stirring, until softened, about 4 minutes.

Add green beans and 1/2 cup (125 mL) water; cover and bring to boil. Reduce heat and gently simmer until beans are tender and coated, about 25 minutes. Stir in mint and parsley.

Nutritional facts Per serving: about

  • Sodium 222 mg
  • Protein 2 g
  • Calories 67.0
  • Total fat 4 g
  • Cholesterol 0 mg
  • Saturated fat 1 g
  • Total carbohydrate 9 g

%RDI

  • Iron 7.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 15.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 4.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 9.0
  • Vitamin C 28.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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