Green beans. Mhm. They're my favourite. The first time I attended a traditional Thanksgiving dinner, I had a green beans casserole. Heavy. Delicious, but really, really heavy. Obviously, I needed to find a way to recreate a million different kinds of green beans dishes that were lighter and equally delicious. And the result is...
Deliciousness! Okay, so it's not quite the green bean casserole I imagined when I started off creating this recipe, but it was seriously easy, seriously delicious, and instantly devoured. As in- photo quality was seriously not even a concern because hungry folks were demanding food.
And buy hungry folks, I mean whining toddler. And whining husband. One's taller.
Now, here's the thing with this dish, it does take a while to cook. Don't get scared! It's definitely in my typical style of one pot (less dishes), dumping, and getting on with life. Easy is the way to go for me lately, especially with the million and one extra activities we have going on right now.
Bonus thing we have going on: a likely visit from my grandparents in a few weeks! You guys don't even understand! My graaaaaandma is coming. As in food is coming. In glorious, way too huge to ever be devoured portions. Cake. Borsch. Beef stroganoff. Homemade jams. Homemade eevverything ever. Best homemade everything ever. Just sayin'.
Okay, okay, I'm calming down, but rest assured, there is so much more food that will be headed your way. I'm not promising that it will be paleo or healthy because I just want my childhood dishes, but it will be delicious!
For today, here is a really healthy and easy green beans in tomato sauce recipe!
Easy healthy recipes:
Green beans in tomato sauce
90 minutes (75 minutes cook time, 15 minutes prep time)
3-4 adult portions
Psssst! Vegetarian friends: if you just want the beans in tomato sauce, skip the meat. Don't cook it for as long. Start with pan frying the onions, then follow all of the remaining steps. Except instead of simmering for 45 minutes, simmer for 20 minutes so the tomatoes cook down!
The dish will still be filled with flavour, but it won't be a full meal like it was for us!
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