Sauteed Green Beans & Cherry Tomatoes

Here's a simple saute that is well suited for a special meal and versatile enough for your everyday repertoire.

Recipe from EatingWell
Ingredients
  • 2   teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided
  • 1   pound green beans, trimmed
  • 1/2  cup water
  • 2   cloves garlic , minced
  • 1 1/2  cups halved cherry tomatoes
  • 1   tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  •  Salt & freshly ground pepper, to taste
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Directions
1. 
Heat 1 teaspoon oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add green beans and cook, stirring often, until seared in spots, 2 to 3 minutes. Add water, cover, reduce heat to medium and cook, stirring occasionally, about 3 minutes for tender-crisp or 6 minutes for tender. Push the beans to the side; add the remaining 1 teaspoon oil and garlic and cook until fragrant, about 30 seconds. Add tomatoes, stir everything together and cook until the tomatoes begin to break down, 2 to 3 minutes. Remove from heat; stir in vinegar, salt and pepper.

nutrition information

Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 71, Fat, total (g) 3, carb. (g) 11, Monosaturated fat (g) 2, fiber (g) 5, pro. (g) 3, vit. A (IU) 874.62, vit. C (mg) 26.57, sodium (mg) 157, Potassium (mg) 379, Vegetables () 2, Fat () 0.5, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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