Green beans with tomatoes

Green beans with tomatoes
Cut green beans simmered with tomatoes and mixed with onions and lightly fried lardons (or small pieces of bacon).
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Last modified on: August 11th 2023

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Stage 1 - 20 min.
Green beans with tomatoes
Prepare 500 g green beans, cut into small pieces.

Stage 2 - 5 min.
Green beans with tomatoes

Stage 3 - 40 min.
Green beans with tomatoes

Stage 4 - 2 min.
Green beans with tomatoes
Melt 2 tablespoons butter in a large pan, then add the chopped onions, salt and pepper. Cook while stirring for 2 minutes.

Stage 5 - 5 min.
Green beans with tomatoes
Add 150 g small pieces of bacon, mix well and cook for a further 5 minutes.

Stage 6 - 3 min.
Green beans with tomatoes
Add the drained beans and mix well. You will see that this soaks up all the fat in the bottom of the pan.

Stage 7 - 3 min.
Green beans with tomatoes
Add the tomatoes, salt lightly and cover.

Stage 8 - 15 min.
Green beans with tomatoes
Leave to cook for fifteen minutes on low heat until the tomatoes have broken down into a sauce.

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All the proportions are simply for guidance, so you van vary them according to what you have to hand.
Several days in the fridge, in a closed jar.
One of Nanou's recipes.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
1,431 Kcal or 5,991 Kj34 gr70 gr116 gr
72 %13 %7 %18 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
116 Kcal or 486 Kj3 gr6 gr9 gr
6 %1 %1 %1 %
Per person
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
358 Kcal or 1,499 Kj9 gr17 gr29 gr
18 %3 %2 %4 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).
Possible allergens in this recipe: Milk
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  • For 4 people : 4.72 €
  • Per person : 1.18 €

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  • When I was a child, jh, my grandmother use to prepare green beans this way with garden tomatoes (i think plum tomatoes) she also use to add chunks of potatoes. Oh goodness, thanks for the memories. Your dish looks delicious:)
    Posted by Louise july 6th 2011 at 20:23 n° 1
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