Long-cooked Green Beans with Tomatoes and Garlic

By Joanne Weir
Green beans, tomatoes and garlic are a classic flavor combination and the perfect complimentary side for any entrée packed with a robust organic taste, such as Joanne's recipe for Chicken Breasts Stuffed with Goat Cheese and Olives.
  • Course: Side Dish


  • Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • garlic
  • Green beans
  • Large ripe tomatoes
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • Yellow onions


  1. Over medium heat, warm the olive oil in a large frying pan.
  2. Add the onions and cook, stirring occasionally, until soft, 7-10 minutes. Add the garlic and continue to stir for 1 minute. Add the green beans and tomatoes, cover and cook over low heat until the green beans are very soft, 25 minutes.
  3. Season with salt and pepper. Remove the cover and cook until the liquid is almost gone, 2-3 minutes.