Green Beans with Cherry Tomatoes

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These beans are briefly boiled and tossed with cherry tomatoes in a buttery basil sauce to make the most yummy green beans ever! We serve these at Easter Dinner every year but are a delicious accent to any meal.

close up view of Green Beans with Cherry Tomatoes in a pan
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Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
20 mins
Servings:
6
Yield:
6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 ½ pounds green beans, trimmed and cut into 2 inch pieces

  • 1 ½ cups water

  • ¼ cup butter

  • 1 tablespoon sugar

  • ¾ teaspoon garlic salt

  • ¼ teaspoon pepper

  • 1 ½ teaspoons chopped fresh basil

  • 2 cups cherry tomato halves

Directions

  1. Place beans and water in a large saucepan. Cover, and bring to a boil. Set heat to low, and simmer until tender, about 10 minutes. Drain off water, and set aside.

  2. Melt butter in a skillet over medium heat. Stir in sugar, garlic salt, pepper and basil. Add tomatoes, and cook stirring gently just until soft. Pour the tomato mixture over the green beans, and toss gently to blend.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

122 Calories
8g Fat
13g Carbs
3g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 122
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 8g 10%
Saturated Fat 5g 25%
Cholesterol 20mg 7%
Sodium 294mg 13%
Total Carbohydrate 13g 5%
Dietary Fiber 4g 16%
Total Sugars 4g
Protein 3g
Vitamin C 28mg 140%
Calcium 50mg 4%
Iron 1mg 8%
Potassium 353mg 8%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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