Mexican Green Beans

READY IN: 20mins
Recipe by Kumquat the Cats fr

I love the combination of green beans and tomatoes. This is a Rotel recipe I found on-line. Until recently we were unable to find Rotel in NYC. If you can't find Rotel in your area, any can of diced tomatoes & green chilies will do. This is a very quick and light side dish.

Top Review by LilPinkieJ

This was super simple and tasted very good. I used fresh basil and guessed the tsp measurement to be for dried - so used 2 tbs of fresh. Also used olive oil in place of the vegetable oil. This is close to the green beans I often make, but mine uses bacon and tomato. I guess that wouldn't be very vegetarian though eh? Made and Reviewed for Veg*N Swap 7 - Thanks! :)

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Trim green beans if using fresh.
  2. In a large skillet, saute beans, onion and garlic in hot oil until beans are tender-crisp, about 5 minutes.
  3. Stir in Rotel and basil.
  4. Simmer uncovered for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  5. Sprinkle with lemon juice and serve.

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