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Green Beans Provencale

Garlic, tomatoes and olive oil are wonderful ingredients often found in Southern French cooking. In this dish, they complement the green beans perfectly. Paula Wharton — El Paso, Texas
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
  • Makes
    5 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 pound fresh green beans, trimmed and cut into 2-inch pieces
  • 4 green onions, sliced
  • 2 tablespoons minced shallot
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 teaspoons minced fresh rosemary or 1/2 teaspoon dried rosemary, crushed
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1-1/2 cups grape tomatoes, halved
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh or 2 teaspoons dried basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

Directions

  • Place beans in a steamer basket; place in a large saucepan over 1 in. of water. Bring to a boil; cover and steam for 4-5 minutes or until crisp-tender.
  • Meanwhile, in a large skillet, saute the onions, shallot, garlic and rosemary in oil until vegetables are tender. Add the green beans, tomatoes, basil, salt and pepper; saute 2-3 minutes longer or until heated through.
Nutrition Facts
3/4 cup: 70 calories, 3g fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 248mg sodium, 10g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 4g fiber), 2g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 vegetable, 1/2 fat.

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