Greek Green Beans


A nice mix of green beans, onion, and tomatoes simmered until soft and delicious! Just like Yia Yia used to make!

Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
55 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs 15 mins
8 servings


  • ¾ cup olive oil

  • 2 cups chopped onions

  • 1 clove garlic, minced

  • 2 pounds fresh green beans, rinsed and trimmed

  • 3 large tomatoes, diced

  • 2 teaspoons sugar

  • salt to taste


  1. Heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Cook and stir the onions and garlic in the skillet until tender.

  2. Mix the green beans, tomatoes, sugar, and salt into the skillet. Reduce heat to low, and continue cooking 45 minutes, or until beans are soft.

    close up view of Greek Green Beans in a pan
    Tom Harman

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

243 Calories
21g Fat
15g Carbs
3g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 243
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 21g 26%
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Sodium 12mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 15g 5%
Dietary Fiber 5g 19%
Total Sugars 6g
Protein 3g
Vitamin C 29mg 147%
Calcium 56mg 4%
Iron 2mg 8%
Potassium 443mg 9%

* 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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