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Green Beans in Spiced Tomato Sauce

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  • Servings:

    6 (248 g) as an appetizer
  • Prep Time:

    35 minutes
  • Cook Time:

    0 minutes


Cooking your fresh green beans in tomato sauce and stock preserves their best flavor. The rich spices mingle together for a delicious, savory dish that will go beautifully over your favorite whole grains.
4 T. olive oil
1 1/2 c. onion, minced
1 T. garlic, minced
1 T. brown sugar
1 t. kosher salt
1 t. garam masala
2 t. ginger
1/2 t. coriander
1/2 t. cinnamon
1/2 t. mustard seeds
2 c. tomatoes, chopped
1/2 c. low-sodium vegetable stock
1 1/2 lbs. green beans, trimmed
Green Beans in Spiced Tomato Sauce


1. Warm oil over medium-high heat in a large pot. Stir in the onion and cook until tender, 5 minutes. Stir in garlic, sugar, salt, garam masala, ginger, coriander, cinnamon, and mustard seed. Cook until seeds pop, 1 minute.
2. Stir in the tomatoes and stock. Bring to a simmer and add beans. Reduce the heat to low, cover, and simmer until beans are cooked.


Nutritional Facts
Servings 6 (248 g)
Base Nutrients
Calories 154 kcal (8%)
Calories from Fat 86 kcal (0%)
Total Fat 10 g (15%)
Saturated Fat 1 g (7%)
Cholesterol 0 mg (0%)
Sodium 343 mg (14%)
Total Carbohydrates 17 g (6%)
Dietary Fiber 5 g (19%)
Protein 3 g (6%)
Vitamin A n/a
Vitamin C 26 mg (29%)
Calcium 67 mg (5%)
Iron 2 mg (9%)