Green Beans with Cherry Tomatoes Recipe

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Here's a colorful dish made from garden fresh vegetables. The combination of beans, tomato and basil make for a tasty combination.

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Servings: 8
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Ingredients

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  • 1 1/2 Lbs. Green Beans, Trimmed & Cut Into 2-Inch Pieces
  • 1 1/2 Cups Water
  • 1/4 Cup Butter, Cubed
  • 1 Tbsp. Sugar
  • 1 1/2 Tsp. Dried Basil
  • 1/2 Tsp. Garlic Powder
  • 1/4 Tsp. Salt
  • 1/8 Tsp. Ground Black Pepper
  • 2 Cups Cherry Tomatoes, Halved
  • Garnish:
  • 3 Whole Fresh Basil Leaves

Directions

  1. Place beans and water in a saucepan; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 12-15 minutes or until crisp-tender.
  2. Meanwhile, melt butter in a skillet; stir in the sugar, basil, garlic salt, salt and pepper. Add tomatoes; saute 1 minute to heat through.
  3. Drain beans; top with tomato mixture. Garnish with basil.

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Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving %DV
Serving Size 172g
Recipe makes 8 servings
Calories 174  
Calories from Fat 57 33%
Total Fat 6.48g 8%
Saturated Fat 3.72g 15%
Trans Fat 0.0g  
Cholesterol 15mg 5%
Sodium 122mg 5%
Potassium 404mg 12%
Total Carbs 23.57g 6%
Dietary Fiber 8.5g 28%
Sugars 2.51g 2%
Protein 6.41g 10%
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  • J. Gino Genovesi
    March 25, 2014
    It looks and sounds so delicious. J.Gino Genovesi
    1 reply
    • Robyn Savoie
      March 26, 2014
      Thank you, sometimes I'll change up the beans and use yellow wax or change the tomato to a yellow variety.

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