Green beans with tomato and onion

  • Yield : 200 grams
  • Servings : 2-3
  • Prep Time : 15m
  • Cook Time : 30m
  • Ready In : 45m

Green beans with tomato and onion
A slow cooked tomato, onion sauce with green beans makes a great first course of a light meal. The Green beans with tomato and onion is made with al dente green beans sauteed with a slow cooked tomato, onion sauce. It is a great side dish to go along with barbecued chicken / fish.


Step 1

Bring a large pot of salted water to boil. Add the beans and cook until just al dente, 6-8 minutes. Pour out of the pan and put in a bowl of ice cold water to stop the cooking and retain the fresh color of the beans.

Step 2

Heat the oilve oil in a large pan over medium-low heat. Add the onion and cook until soft but not browned, about 5 minutes.

Step 3

Add the garlic and stir for 1 minute. Add the sherry, tomato and chicken stock and cook for a few minutes. Add the boiled beans and the paprika and stir to coat with the olive oil. Slow cook for 5 minutes while ensuring that all the liquid does not evaporate. Season with salt and pepper. Serve hot or cold after dressing with parsley or spring onions.

The New Spanish Table by Anya Von Bremzen
1. The recipe works well with green peas too.

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