Green Beans with Tomato Sauce

Photo: Iain Bagwell; Styling: Buffy Hargett Miller
If you love Italian, you'll love hearty Green Beans with Tomato Sauce. Try this new twist on green beans the next time you need a veggie side.

 

Yield:

Makes 4 to 6 servings

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Recipe Time

Hands-on: 15 Minutes
Total: 15 Minutes

Ingredients

2 (16-oz.) packages frozen cut pole beans
1 tablespoon butter
1 tablespoon minced shallot
1 (24-oz.) jar pasta sauce (such as Bertolli Olive Oil and Garlic)
2 teaspoons fresh thyme leaves
Salt and pepper to taste

Preparation

Steam beans according to package directions. (Reserve 1 cup cooked beans for Easy Chicken Pot Pie, if desired.) Melt butter in a large skillet over medium-high heat; add shallot; cook 30 seconds. Stir in beans. Stir in pasta sauce and thyme leaves. Cook, stirring often, 2 to 3 minutes or until hot. Add salt and pepper to taste.

Note:

Cynthia Graubart,

February 2014