Lebanese Green Beans with Tomatoes
A classic vegetarian Lebanese side dish recipe, green beans are slowly simmered in tomatoes and warm spices including cinnamon and allspice.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Heat clarified butter over medium high heat and saute onion until translucent, about 7-9 minutes, stirring frequently.
Stir in green beans, diced tomatoes, tomato sauce and Lebanese spices. Bring to a boil then reduce heat to low. Simmer until beans are tender, about 20-30 minutes or longer if you wish.
What is tomato sauce?
Tomato sauce in the US is basically pureed tomatoes.
If I want to use my own spice blend what do you suggest?
I would do 2 teaspoons of cinnamon, 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg and pinch ground allspice plus salt.
Calories: 118kcal | Carbohydrates: 20.9g | Protein: 3.8g | Fat: 3.9g | Saturated Fat: 0.6g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3.3g | Sodium: 1006mg | Fiber: 4.4g | Sugar: 6.9g