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Green Beans Italiano

Rated as 4.83 out of 5 Stars

"An irresistible combination of green beans, tomatoes, olive oil, and garlic that partners well with almost any entree. For a more colorful dish try a blend of green beans and wax beans."
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35 m servings 178
Original recipe yields 8 servings


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  1. Stir green beans, olive oil, garlic, sugar, and salt in a large skillet. Place a cover on the skillet and cook over low heat until green beans are slightly tender, about 15 minutes.
  2. Pour beef broth over the green bean mixture; continue cooking uncovered about 5 minutes more.
  3. Increase heat to medium-high. Stir tomatoes and parsley through the green bean mixture; continue cooking until beans are cooked through and tender, about 5 minutes more.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 178 calories; 13.9 12.3 3.5 0 684 Full nutrition

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Just as a matter of personal preference I cooked these for far less time than the recipe directed - until tender, but still firm and retaining their vibrant color. I eliminated the sugar, used ...

I enjoyed these more than I thought I would! I halved the recipe, halved the sugar and used four small tomatoes that needed to be used. You can cut back on the oil a little too, with no problem....

I made this for the first time tonight. It was wonderful. The family loved it. The only change I made was to use 3 cans of french style green beans instead of the fresh. With that, going forward...

Made it exactly according to recipe, and loved it! The suggested cooking time needs to be less, though, if you don't like your veggies too limp. Will definitely make it again!

1/2 cup of olive oil seems to me to be too much. I did not dare to put so much oil. The beans turned out overcooked. I suggest cutting the cook time by 5 minutes. I thought that 2 tsps of suga...

Easy recipe beyond the run of the mill green bean casserole. Good flavors. I used regular petite diced tomatoes instead of italian style and dried parsley instead of fresh and it still turned ...