Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 25 mins

Having fresh green beans can be an incredible treat..nice if you can get all fresh ingredients out of your garden!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat large skillet over medium-high heat until very hot.
  2. Add oil; heat until hot.
  3. Add whole tomatoes; cook until lightly browned on all sides.
  4. Remove tomatoes from skillet; set aside.
  5. Reduce heat to medium.
  6. Add garlic to skillet; cook and stir until golden brown, watching carefully so garlic doesn't burn.
  7. Add beans and water; bring to a boil.
  8. Cover; cook about 5 minutes.
  9. Meanwhile, coarsely chop tomatoes.
  10. Add Italian seasoning, salt and pepper; mix well.
  11. Return chopped tomatoes to skillet; cook 5 to 8 minutes or until beans are crisp-tender.


Most Helpful

AWESOME. Very big hit at church potluck!

Trish Meyer October 21, 2002

Made them to go with our Ham and sweet potatoes for Easter. The only left overs I throw away were the beans. No one even heated them back up. I used grape tomatoes instead of the plum, but that should not have made a difference. Just was not impressed and I'm Italian!

Rose G. April 21, 2009

Excellent low fat way to prepare fresh green beans. I had to use cherry tomatoes because I did not have any plum tomatoes on hand. This one goes into our regular rotation. Thanks Tish

TXOLDHAM November 06, 2006

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