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Italian Green Beans

Italian Green Beans

Fresh green beans are tasty on their own but these Italian Green Beans make them irresistible! It’s a perfect side dish for any meal and is really easy to make!
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Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course Side
Cuisine American, Italian
Servings 4 people
Calories 181 kcal


  • 1 lb fresh green beans
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 shallot diced
  • 2 tsp minced garlic
  • 1 14 oz can fire roasted diced tomatoes
  • 1 tsp dried basil
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 1/4 cup white wine
  • 1/2 tsp coarse sea salt
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 2 tbsp Parmesan cheese


  • steam green beans in microwave about 3 minutes (put in a bowl – add 1/4 cup water, cover with press & seal)
    1 lb fresh green beans
  • drain and rinse with cold water
  • melt butter and olive oil in a heavy skillet over medium heat
    2 tbsp butter, 1 tbsp olive oil
  • add shallots & garlic and saute until tender, about 2 min
    1 shallot, 2 tsp minced garlic
  • add tomatoes, basil and oregano and cook about 3 minutes
    1 14 oz can fire roasted diced tomatoes, 1 tsp dried basil, 1 tsp dried oregano
  • add the green beans and cook until the juices have almost evaporated and the beans are almost tender, stirring often, about 7 minutes
  • add the wine and simmer about 2 minutes
    1/4 cup white wine
  • add salt and pepper and grate on a little fresh parmesan cheese
    1/2 tsp coarse sea salt, 1/2 tsp black pepper, 2 tbsp Parmesan cheese


Serving: 0.5cupCalories: 181kcalCarbohydrates: 15.1gProtein: 5.5gFat: 11gSaturated Fat: 5.2gCholesterol: 20mgSodium: 627mgPotassium: 476mgFiber: 4.9gSugar: 4.8gCalcium: 135mgIron: 2mg
Keyword green beans, side
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