Italian Green Beans
These Italian Green Beans are a savory, delicious, easy to make side for almost any dinner. Even the pickiest of green bean eaters can enjoy these!
Servings: 6 servings
- 24 ounces fresh green beans ends snapped and strings removed
- 1 tbsp olive oil
- 1 tbsp butter
- 1 onion diced
- 2 cloves fresh minced garlic
- 14.5 ounce can stewed tomatoes not drained
- 1/4 cup chicken broth
- 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 2 tbsp fresh basil chopped
- 1/2 tbsp fresh oregano chopped
- 1 tbsp fresh rosemary chopped
In a large pot (about 12" in diameter), heat olive oil and butter over medium high heat. Add onion and saute until softened, about 4 minutes. Then add garlic and and green beans, and saute for an additional 2 minutes.
Pour in stewed tomatoes, chicken broth, black pepper, and salt. Stir well, Reduce heat to a low simmer. Cover pot with lid tilted so that steam can escape. Let green beans simmer for 1 hour, stirring every 15-20 minutes.
Stir in basil, oregano, and rosemary. Let simmer for another 2 minutes. Remove from heat.
Calories: 99kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 5mg | Sodium: 309mg | Potassium: 416mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 1020IU | Vitamin C: 21mg | Calcium: 69mg | Iron: 2mg