Green Beans Braised in Tomatoes

Published November 1, 1996.

Why this recipe works:

Our recipe for braised green beans allowed us to simultaneously cook the beans and flavor them. We used tomatoes, cream, or broth in our braised green beans recipe as a braising liquid. We found that older, tougher beans in particular benefited from slow cooking in a covered pan. The beans… read more

Our recipe for braised green beans allowed us to simultaneously cook the beans and flavor them. We used tomatoes, cream, or broth in our braised green beans recipe as a braising liquid. We found that older, tougher beans in particular benefited from slow cooking in a covered pan. The beans lost some color, but they picked up wonderful flavors from the braising medium.

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Serves 4 to 6

This Italian recipe uses a simple tomato sauce flavored with onions and garlic as the braising medium. Add the parsley (or basil) at the end of cooking for extra color.

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