Lebanese Style Green Beans

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15 Minutes Prep
30 Minutes Total

Shallots & stewed tomatoes elevate the traditional green bean side dish.

Ingredient List
  • 2 tablespoons of olive oil Small check mark in a circle icon
  • 2 cloves of garlic, minced Small check mark in a circle icon
  • 1 pound of green beans Small check mark in a circle icon
  • 1 14.5-oz can of Muir Glen Organic Stewed Tomatoes Small check mark in a circle icon
  • 6 shallots, thinly sliced Small check mark in a circle icon
  • 1 cup of vegetable oil Small check mark in a circle icon
  • Salt and pepper, to taste Small check mark in a circle icon
Preparation
  1. Prepare the crispy shallot topping by heating vegetable oil in a pan on medium heat.
  2. Cook the shallots, stirring occasionally.
  3. Once the shallots are golden brown, use a slotted spoon to remove them from the oil and allow them to drain on paper towels.
  4. Blanch the green beans in boiling water for 2 minutes, then drain.
  5. In a large pan, heat the olive oil on medium heat.
  6. Add the garlic and cook until fragrant, about 1 minute.
  7. Add the green beans and sauté for 2 minutes until cooked through.
  8. Add the can of stewed tomatoes and simmer for 5 minutes.
  9. Right before serving, top with the crispy shallots.