Prep Time: 15 mins
Total Time: 32 mins
About This Recipe
“I love the subtle flavor of fennel. The tomatoe sauce gives eye appealing color. Quick & easy”
2tablespoonslite olive oil
1/2 cuponion, chopped
1 1/2 cupstomatoes, peeled,seeded and chopped
1/2 teaspoonfennel seed
1lbwhole fresh green beans, ends snipped
1/4 cupfresh parsley, chopped
In a large skillet heat oil over medium heat.
Add onion& garlic cook 2 minutes.
Stir in the tomatoes, fennel, salt pepper and sugar.
Cook uncovered until thickened and juice has evaporated about 10 minutes.
Meanwhile put whole green beans into apot of boiling lightly salted water.
Cook until tender crisp 5 minutes.
Drain and toss with the sauce& parsley.
“I was hesitant about adding a tomato sauce to green beans but the flavors complimented each other well. This is an excellent way to add some zip to otherwise plain boiled green beans.”