Photo: Karry Hosford
This classic Greek green bean side is traditionally served at room temperature. It's great for barbecues or with sandwiches.


8 servings (serving size: 1 cup)

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Nutritional Information

Calories 105
Caloriesfromfat 34 %
Fat 3.7 g
Satfat 0.5 g
Monofat 2.5 g
Polyfat 0.4 g
Protein 3.5 g
Carbohydrate 17.5 g
Fiber 5.4 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 2.4 mg
Sodium 382 mg
Calcium 93 mg


2 tablespoons olive oil
1 cup finely chopped onion
1/3 cup finely chopped fresh parsley
1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh mint
1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh or 1 teaspoon dried dill
2 garlic cloves, minced
2 pounds green beans, trimmed
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
2 (14.5-ounce) cans stewed tomatoes, undrained


Heat oil in a stockpot over medium-high heat. Add onion; sauté 3 minutes. Add herbs and garlic; sauté 4 minutes. Add beans and remaining ingredients; bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 30 minutes or until beans are tender.