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Grecian Green Beans in Tomato Sauce

Lori

"The tomato taste and seasonings are worth the time and effort. Try the sauce with okra, too. Enjoy!"
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Ingredients

1 h servings 242 cals
Original recipe yields 8 servings

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  1. Place the green beans in a pot, and mix in the lemon juice, onion, olive oil, tomatoes, tomato sauce, parsley, water, salt and pepper, and bay leaf. Cook 45 minutes over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until sauce is thickened. Remove bay leaf before serving.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 242 calories; 20.5 g fat; 13.9 g carbohydrates; 3.2 g protein; 0 mg cholesterol; 245 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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Soooo Yum!!! And healthy the way I made em', I cut waaaaay back on the oil, its not necessary! Used cooking spray to saute onions) Added some minced garlic, used chicken broth instead of water, ...

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it was really easy to make but i usually like my green beans on the crunchy side so simmering for 45 minutes was way too long for my taste. however, the sauce was really nice and i added some cr...

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Soooo Yum!!! And healthy the way I made em', I cut waaaaay back on the oil, its not necessary! Used cooking spray to saute onions) Added some minced garlic, used chicken broth instead of water, ...

it was really easy to make but i usually like my green beans on the crunchy side so simmering for 45 minutes was way too long for my taste. however, the sauce was really nice and i added some cr...

This is a great recipe! I added a clove of garlic and a little cayenne pepper and used fresh parsley from the garden. This went great with our grilled chicken.

After reading reviews, this is what I did. Omitted the cup of water, sauce thickened nicely. Sauted 1 small sliced onion and 1 cup of sliced mushrooms in 1/4 cup of oil and added to the simmer...

Do not use 3/4 c. olive oil. This is way too much. I used 1/4 c. and it did not take away from the taste, and I probably could have used less. I also added 2 cloves of garlic and used the fu...

I've tried so many versions of this recipe trying to replicate the amazing greek style green beans in Chicago's Greektown restaurants which have rich and decadent sauces without tons of acidity ...

I have been searching for this recipe for quite some time! I once tried a similar dish at a Greek Fair and I was forever hooked. The beans are so flavorful and they practically melt in your mou...

Add some chopped garlic to taste.....I didn't use quite as much lemon juice, but it still came out quite good.

Very nice...I added a pinch of sugar to the sauce and extra lemon juice after it was done. Served with rice, it hit the spot.