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Braised green beans and tomatoes

Braised Green Beans and Tomatoes

Course: Scrumptious Side
Cuisine: American / French
Keyword: Braising, Green beans
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
Servings: 8 people
Calories: 214kcal
Braised green beans and tomatoes have a richness and a depth are are wonderful, anytime of the year!
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  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 yellow onion chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1/4 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp red pepper flakes or more, to taste
  • 1 1/2 lbs fresh green beans ends trimmed
  • 1 can 14.5 oz dice Roma tomatoes
  • 2 tsp red wine vinegar
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • Over medium heat, in a Dutch oven, warm the olive oil.
  • Add the onion and saute until soft, about 5 minutes.
  • Add the garlic and saute for about 30 seconds.
  • Stir in the cumin, cinnamon, and red pepper flakes.
  • Add the green beans and stir them to coat with the spices.
  • Cook, stirring, until beans are barely tender...about 4 minutes.
  • Stir in tomatoes, cover, reduce heat to low, and cook until beans are very tender, about 20 minutes.
  • Stir in the vinegar and season with salt and pepper. Serve at once. 


Calories: 214kcal