Long-Cooked Green Beans with Garlic, Onions, and Tomatoes


These long-cooked green beans really don’t take that long to make, but they simmer for 25 minutes, infusing with the flavor of warm garlic, onions, and tomatoes. It’s a simple side that requires minimal hands on time and suits almost everyone’s dietary needs. We also love that this is a plant-based dish that’s naturally gluten-free and top allergen-free, so almost everyone can enjoy it.

Long-Cooked Green Beans Recipe with Garlic, Onions, and Tomatoes (Vegan and Allergy-Friendly Side Dish)This long-cooked green beans recipe with photo was shared with us by Anolon.com, the makers of cookware.

Special Diet Notes: Long-Cooked Green Beans

By ingredients, this recipe is dairy-free / non-dairy, egg-free, gluten-free, grain-free, nut-free, peanut-free, soy-free, vegan, and vegetarian.

Long-Cooked Green Beans with Garlic, Onions, and Tomatoes
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When it comes to tasty vegetables, it's all in the preparation. These easy green beans are infused with delicious everyday flavors for a side that suits everything from Thanksgiving meals to weeknight dinners.
Recipe type: Side
Cuisine: American
Serves: 4 servings
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • ¼ cup yellow onions, minced
  • 3 cloves garlic, thinly sliced
  • 1½ pounds green beans, ends trimmed
  • 3 large ripe tomatoes, peeled, seeded and chopped
  • Salt, to taste
  • Freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  1. Warm the olive oil in a nonstick skillet over medium heat.
  2. Add the onions and cook until soft, stirring occasionally, 7 to 10 minutes. Add the garlic and saute for 1 minute. Add the green beans and tomatoes, cover and cook over low heat until the green beans are soft, 25 minutes.
  3. Season with salt and pepper, to taste. Cook, uncovered, until the liquid is almost gone, 2 to 3 minutes.

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About Author

Alisa is the founder of GoDairyFree.org, Food Editor for Allergic Living magazine, and author of the best-selling dairy-free book, Go Dairy Free: The Guide and Cookbook for Milk Allergies, Lactose Intolerance, and Casein-Free Living, and the new cookbook, Eat Dairy Free: Your Essential Cookbook for Everyday Meals, Snacks, and Sweets. Alisa is also a professional recipe creator and product ambassador for the natural food industry.

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