Egyptian Green Beans in Tomato Sauce

Total Time
15 mins
35 mins

This recipe is from my dear MIL - a woman who can make the simple great. I like to serve them with baked chicken and white rice.

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  1. In 3 qt saucepan, saute onion in olive oil until tender, about 5 minutes, over medium heat.
  2. Add minced garlic, stir & cook 30 seconds.
  3. Add green beans, turn heat to high and stir quickly for about 1 minute.
  4. Add tomato sauce and enough water to almost cover beans.
  5. Add parsley, cumin, sugar, salt and pepper.
  6. Cover pot and simmer on medium heat for about 25 minutes.
  7. If it seems too watery, cook uncovered for 10 minutes. There should be about 1/3 to 1/2 the amount of liquid you started with.