Green Beans with Cherry Tomatoes

Green Beans with Cherry Tomatoes

Side Dish Vegetables Tomatoes

These beans are briefly boiled and tossed with cherry tomatoes in a buttery basil sauce to make the most yummy green beans ever! We serve these at Easter Dinner every year but are a delicious accent to any meal.

Servings per recipe: 6
Calories per serving: 122
Preparation time: 5m
Total cooking time: 20m


  • 1 1/2 pounds green beans, trimmed and cut into 2 inch pieces
  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 3/4 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons chopped fresh basil
  • 2 cups cherry tomato halves


  • 1   Place beans and water in a large saucepan. Cover, and bring to a boil. Set heat to low, and simmer until tender, about 10 minutes. Drain off water, and set aside.
  • 2   Melt butter in a skillet over medium heat. Stir in sugar, garlic salt, pepper and basil. Add tomatoes, and cook stirring gently just until soft. Pour the tomato mixture over the green beans, and toss gently to blend.

Nutrion facts:

Total Fat 8g 12%
    Saturated Fat 5.0g  
Cholesterol 20mg 7%
Sodium 294mg 12%
Potassium 353mg 10%
Total Carbohydrates 12.6g 4%
Dietary Fiber 4.4g 18%
Protein 2.6g 5%
Sugars 4g  
Vitamin A 1341IU  
Vitamin C 28mg  
Calcium 50mg  
Iron 1mg  
Thiamin 0mg  
Niacin 2mg  
Vitamin B6 0mg  
Magnesium 35mg  
Folate 50mcg