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Green Beans with Stewed Tomatoes and Spices

Green Beans with Stewed Tomatoes and Spices offer a speedy side that delivers high flavor for this quick side dish.

Cooking Light JULY 2013

  • Yield: Serves 4 (serving size: 1 cup)


  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 1 pound green beans, trimmed
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon dried marjoram
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 4 garlic cloves, sliced
  • 2 cups chopped tomato
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper


1. Heat a skillet over medium-high heat. Add olive oil. Add onion and green beans; cook 5 minutes.

2. Stir in cumin, marjoram, allspice, and garlic. Add tomato and water; cook 9 minutes. Stir in kosher salt and pepper.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 92
  • Fat: 4g
  • Saturated fat: 0.6g
  • Sodium: 253mg

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