Green Beans Braised With Tomatoes and Basil

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 15 mins

From Bon Appetit, this is a simple and tasty side dish.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat oil in large nonstick skillet over medium heat.
  2. Add onion and garlic and sauté until onion softens slightly, about 5 minutes.
  3. Add green beans, tomatoes, basil leaves, and 1/2 cup water.
  4. Cook until beans are crisp-tender, stirring and tossing occasionally, about 10 minutes.
  5. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  6. Transfer to bowl and serve.
Most Helpful

I used fresh green beans, tomatoes, and basil from the garden. Really enjoyed this dish. Full of flavor! Thanks! Made for 123 Hit Wonders.

Sharon123 August 30, 2009

Excellent veggie recipe! Super easy & the flavor combination was refreshing. The fresh sweet basil makes this dish really pop. There is nothing better than finding a veggie recipe that the kids will eat & this was one of them. It was a sophisticated adult recipe, but at the same time it had beautiful color & a sweet aroma that the kids couldn't resist. Thanks for posting. Made & enjoyed in Don's memory. Our thoughts are with you, lazyme!

**Tinkerbell** April 20, 2009