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Green Beans with Tomatoes and Garlic

Green Beans with Tomatoes and Garlic

Real Simple MAY 2008

  • Yield: Makes 4 servings


  • Kosher salt and pepper
  • 1 pound green beans, trimmed
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 clove garlic, sliced
  • 3 plum tomatoes, diced
  • 2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice


Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Add 1 tablespoon salt and the green beans and cook until tender, 4 to 6 minutes.

Meanwhile, heat the oil in a skillet over medium heat. Add the garlic and cook for 1 minute. Add the tomatoes, 1/2 teaspoon salt, and 1/8 teaspoon pepper and cook, stirring occasionally, for 3 minutes.

Drain the green beans and add them to the skillet, along with the lemon juice. Toss to combine. Transfer to a serving dish.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Protein: 3g
  • Fiber: 4g
  • Carbohydrate: 10g
  • Sodium: 609mg
  • Cholesterol: 0mg
  • Saturated fat: 1g
  • Fat: 7g
  • Calories from fat: 59%
  • Calories: 105
  • Sugars: 3g

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