How To Cook Fresh Green Beans In Tomato Sauce

These tiny little beans are packed full of nutritional value and are extremely versatile. Whether you are including them in a casserole, stir fry, or letting their sweet flavor shine as the star of a side dish, you will love what these little pods have to offer. When prepping the green beans, remove the ends of every bean. You can simply snap off the ends to ensure that you just get the crisp part of the bean, or use a knife to speed up the process. In a skillet, sweat some minced garlic, onion and chili flakes in olive oil. As they begin to cook, add in your fresh green beans with some tomato paste and freshly diced tomatoes. Add some stock or water and allow the beans to braise until fully cooked. In this video, Chef Mark will show you how to cook fresh green beans in a tangy tomato sauce. For more great cooking demonstration videos, subscribe to the LearnToCookOnline YouTube channel.

Green Beans in Tomato Sauce Recipe:
6 servings

[private]Ingredients:
1 pound fresh green beans, trimmed
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 onion, chopped
1 (14.5 ounce) can diced tomatoes including juice or/and fresh tomatoes
1 teaspoon Red Pepper Flakes
1 cup of stock
1 tsp Dill
1 cup of diced feta cheese
salt and ground black pepper to taste
1 tablespoon olive oil

Directions:
1. Heat 2 tablespoons of olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat; cook and stir the onion, and pepper flakes in the hot oil until the onion is translucent, about 5 minutes

2. Stir in the tomatoes, add some liquid if necessary like stock; bring the mixture to a boil, reduce heat to medium-low, and simmer for 30 minutes to thicken the sauce. When the liquid has thickened and the green beans are cooked tender take off heat and mix the dill and the feta cheese with it. Transfer the sauce to a bowl[/private]

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