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: July 6th 2011

Keywords for this recipe:Green beansCookedBacon tomatoes
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Stage 1 - 20 min.
Green beans with tomatoes : Photo of step #1
Prepare and wash 500 g green beans, then cut into short lengths.

Stage 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.

Stage 3 - 5 min.
Green beans with tomatoes : Photo of step #3
Prepare 2 spring onions (scallions) and chop.

Stage 4 - 40 min.
Green beans with tomatoes : Photo of step #4

Stage 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.

Stage 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.

Stage 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.

Stage 8 - 3 min.
Green beans with tomatoes : Photo of step #8
Add the tomatoes, salt lightly and cover.

Stage 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.
Keeping
Several days in the fridge, in a closed jar.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
1,451 Kcal or 6,075 Kj32 gr70 gr116 gr
73 %12 %7 %18 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
118 Kcal or 494 Kj3 gr6 gr9 gr
6 %1 %1 %1 %
Per person
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
363 Kcal or 1,520 Kj8 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).
How much will it cost?
  • For 4 people : 4.72 €
  • Per person : 1.18 €

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Source
One of Nanou's recipes.
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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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