Steamed Green Beans and Tomatoes with Basil Recipe

Looking for an easy Steamed Green Beans and Tomatoes with Basil recipe? Learn how to make Steamed Green Beans and Tomatoes with Basil using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by 801_chan

Makes 4 servings



Good food to remind one of summer. Vibrant if done correctly.

Recipe Ingredients for Steamed Green Beans and Tomatoes with Basil

1 lb. green beans
2 roma tomatoes
2 1/2 c. water
1 basil leaf
1 dash of pepper
1 dash of salt
1 dash of parmesan

Recipe Directions for Steamed Green Beans and Tomatoes with Basil

  1. Cut ends off beans if fresh. Dice tomatoes into chunks about 1 inch long.

  2. Steam beans over 2 cups of water for no more than ninety seconds.

  3. Heat skillet to med-high/high, pour beans in along with tomatoes and 1/2 cup of water. Crank salt and pepper grinders each about twice in full revolutions over whole skillet.

  4. Lay basil leaf in centre. Fresh basil may be substituted for 1 tsp. of dried basil.

  5. Cover on medium-high for about three minutes. Beans should not lose too much crispness. Remove from heat and and immediately transfer to platter. Best hot. Good with a bit of parmesan.

Categories

Side Dish, Italian, Quick, SteamStew, Stir Fry, Vegetarian

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 323.3g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
47
Calories from Fat
3
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
0.3g
0%
Saturated Fat
0.1g
0%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
54mg
2%
Potassium
385mg
11%
Total Carbohydrates
10.5g
4%
Dietary Fiber
4.6g
18%
Sugars
3.2g
Protein
2.6g
Vitamin A 26% Vitamin C 44%
Calcium 5% Iron 8%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • No cholesterol
  • High in calcium
  • Very high in dietary fiber
  • High in iron
  • Very high in manganese
  • High in magnesium
  • High in niacin
  • High in phosphorus
  • Very high in potassium
  • High in riboflavin
  • High in thiamin
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • High in vitamin B6
  • Very high in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in sugar
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