Green beans with tomatoes

Step by step recipe:

  1. 20 min.Green beans with tomatoes : Photo of step #1
    Prepare and wash 500 g green beans, then cut into short lengths.
  2. 5 min.Green beans with tomatoes : Photo of step #2
    Bring a large pan of salted water to the boil and cook the beans quickly, just 5 minutes from the time the water comes back to the boil.

    Cool under cold water, then drain.
  3. 5 min.Green beans with tomatoes : Photo of step #3
    Prepare 2 spring onions (scallions) and chop.
  4. 40 min.Green beans with tomatoes : Photo of step #4
  5. 2 min.Green beans with tomatoes : Photo of step #5
    Melt 2 tablespoons butter in a large pan, then add the chopped onions, salt and pepper. Cook while stirring for 2 minutes.
  6. 5 min.Green beans with tomatoes : Photo of step #6
    Add 150 g small pieces of bacon, mix well and cook for a further 5 minutes.
  7. 3 min.Green beans with tomatoes : Photo of step #7
    Add the drained beans and mix well. You will see that this soaks up all the fat in the bottom of the pan.
  8. 3 min.Green beans with tomatoes : Photo of step #8
    Add the tomatoes, salt lightly and cover.
  9. 15 min.Green beans with tomatoes : Photo of step #9
    Leave to cook for fifteen minutes on low heat until the tomatoes have broken down into a sauce.

    Check seasoning.

Remarks:

All the proportions are simply for guidance, so you van vary them according to what you have to hand.

Source:

One of Nanou's recipes.

Grade this recipe

Grade this recipe

More recipes?

This recipe use (among others)