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Sauteed Green Beans with Cherry Tomatoes

green beans and cherry tomatoes

From EatingWell; adjustments made for Intervale Food Hub members

Ingredients

  • 2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil or butter, divided
  • 1 pound green beans, trimmed
  • ½ cup water
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1½ cups halved cherry tomatoes
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • Salt & freshly ground pepper, to taste

Preparation

  1. Heat 1 teaspoon oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add green beans and cook, stirring often, until seared in spots, 2 to 3 minutes.
  2. Add water, cover, reduce heat to medium and cook, stirring occasionally, about 3 minutes for tender-crisp or 6 minutes for tender.
  3. Push the beans to the side; add the remaining 1 teaspoon oil and garlic and cook until fragrant, about 30 seconds.
  4. Add tomatoes, stir everything together and cook until the tomatoes begin to break down, 2 to 3 minutes.
  5. Remove from heat; stir in vinegar, salt and pepper.