Recipe from Pasta Plus!! //


Prep:15, Cook:40
Preparation - Easy
Serves 4
Vegetarian, Vegan

Very tasty with fresh or home-canned tomatoes.
  • 1 lb green beans (broader Italian green beans - Romano, Runner - are tastier)
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1 1/2 cup tomatoes, fresh or canned
  • 3 TBS olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon or allspice
  • 3/4 cup water
  • Pinch of hot pepper flakes or freshly ground pepper
  • 1/4 tsp salt and freshly ground pepper to taste
OO Saucepan, skillet or frying pan with cover.

  1. WASH and break green beans into bite-size pieces.
  2. HEAT olive oil in a saucepan.
  3. ADD onions and sauté over medium heat till transparent, about 5 minutes.
  4. ADD green beans and sauté a further 5 minutes.
  5. ADD tomatoes, water, salt and spice.
  6. BRING to a simmer, cover and cook till beans achieve desired tenderness, about 1/2 an hour for Italian green beans, less for normal green beans.