Sauteed Green Beans and Cherry Tomatoes

Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 0 mins

Easy enough for everyday, delicious enough for company. I found this in Eating Well Magazine.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat 1 teaspoon oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
  2. Add green beans and cook, stirring often, until seared in spots, 2 to 3 minutes. Add water, cover, reduce heat to medium and cook, stirring occasionally, about 3 minutes for tender-crisp or 6 minutes for tender.
  3. Push the beans to the side; add the remaining 1 teaspoon oil and garlic and cook until fragrant, about 30 seconds.
  4. Add tomatoes, stir everything together and cook until the tomatoes begin to break down, 2 to 3 minutes.
  5. Remove from heat; stir in vinegar, salt and pepper.
Most Helpful

This is pretty good and very simple. I like to add fresh pesto also at the end which just lifts the flavors even more! It is also lovely with the addition of some toasted nuts such as walnuts.

WeBees November 17, 2008

I love roasted green beans and cherry tomatoes; however, they take about 20 minutes to cook in the oven and I didn't want to heat up the oven. This are a very nice sub. The green beans were fresh from the garden. This is a recipe that I am sure to repeat often.

PaulaG August 18, 2008

Yum! I used some green beans I had cooked similar to this recipe. Just added the cherry tomatoes and the garlic along with the balsamic vinegar. It was delicious. I actually had this for breakfast! Thanks Bev!

Sharon123 April 18, 2007