Green Beans in Basil

    30 minutes

    Green beans, tomato and onion smothered in a homemade basil pesto sauce makes a great vegetable side dish for a special party, potluck or just a family dinner.

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    Serves: 6 

    • 750g green beans
    • 2 onions, diced
    • 6 tablespoons olive oil, divided
    • 4 tomatoes, peeled, seeded and diced
    • 1/2 cup fresh basil, chopped
    • 2 cloves garlic, minced
    • 1/4 cup parsley

    Preparation:15min  ›  Cook:15min  ›  Ready in:30min 

    1. Boil beans in a saucepan of water for about 10 minutes then drain.
    2. Saute onions in 4 tablespoons of olive oil until soft then add tomato and beans. Remove from heat.
    3. In a food processor combine basil, garlic, parsley and 2 tablespoons olive oil. Process well then pour over the green bean mixture.

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    Quite tasty. I had some leftover homemade pesto so I used that on top and I had some leftover tomato sauce so I added that with the tomatoes.  -  05 Jan 2014