Southwest Green Beans

Another quick and easy green bean side dish.

Southwest Green Beans

1½ lbs. fresh green beans, trimmed
one 28 oz. can diced tomatoes
3 tbsp olive oil
2 large cloves garlic, minced
1 large yellow onion, halved lengthwise and cut into thin wedges
2 tsp ground cumin
½ tsp red pepper flakes
1 tsp kosher salt

In a large skillet, heat the oil over medium heat. Add the onions and garlic, and sauté, stirring frequently, until the onion is soft. Add the cumin and sauté for two more minutes. Add the fresh green beans, and sauté, stirring frequently, until the beans turn bright green, about 3 minutes. Add the canned tomatoes and their juice, the red pepper flakes, and salt.

Cover, reduce the heat to low, and simmer until the beans are crisp-tender, about 10-20 minutes.

Serve immediately or keep warm for up to 30 minutes.

Yield:  Serves 10

This recipe was adapted from New Thanksgiving Table.

One Response to Southwest Green Beans

  1. Jeremy Shull says:

    This recipe is incredible! I was looking for a southwestern green bean recipe and came across this one. I’m a novice cook so the directions were very helpful and the dish turned out great! I will be making this again:)