String Bean in Tomato Sauce

String Beans in Tomato Sauce

A version of this dish can be found in several restaurants…

INGREDIENTS:

  • 1 pound string beans, washed, with ends trimmed
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 4 cloves garlic, sliced
  • 1 large shallot, diced
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, sliced
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • ½ cup Rao’s Marinara or Tomato Basil Sauce
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1 tablespoon red pepper flakes
  • 2 Tbsp Slivered almonds

PREPARATION:

  1. Wash and trim ends of string beans. Cut in half and place aside.
  2. In a large pan over medium heat, add I teaspoon olive oil, garlic, and diced shallots, and saute until translucent.
  3. Add the sliced cherry tomatoes and cook until juices are released
  4. Add 2 tablespoons tomato paste and saute for another 2 to 4 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  5. Stir in tomato sauce.  Add string beans, stir, and cover for 20 minutes or until string beans are tender.
  6. Remove from heat, season with salt and pepper to taste.
  7. Transfer to a platter and sprinkle red pepper flakes.  Serve immediately.

 

Serves 4

For Journaling 3g carb 5g fiber

Originally posted 2019-11-20 14:46:13.

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