Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 15 mins

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.

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.


Most Helpful

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! :)

LilPinkieJ February 25, 2009

was missing the (10 ounce) candiced tomatoes and green chilies Was very good!

Charles P. January 09, 2017

Very pleasantly surprised! Deliciouso!

Charla E. November 24, 2016

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