This quick, fresh and very simple recipe looks and tastes great! 

A great everyday dish that can also be a fresh an exciting part of a special dinner.

Sauteed Green Beans and Cherry Tomatoes

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This quick, fresh and very simple recipe looks and tastes great! A great everyday dish that can also be a fresh an exciting part of a special dinner.
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Servings 4

Ingredients
  

  • 1 lb 454 g trimmed green beans
  • 1 1/2 cups halved cherry tomatoes
  • 2 cloves minced garlic
  • 2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil will be used in 2 places
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • 1/2 cup water
  • Salt & freshly ground pepper to taste

Instructions
 

  • Heat 1 teaspoon oil in a large saute pan over medium-high heat. Add green beans and cook, stirring often. Beans should be start to brown in spots, 2 to 3 minutes.
  • Add water, cover and reduce heat to medium; stir occasionally for 3-5 minutes.
  • Move the beans to one side of the pan; add the garlic and remaining teaspoon of oil; cook until garlic is fragrant (about 30 seconds)
  • Add tomatoes, stir together with beans and cook until the tomatoes begin to burst, 2-3 minutes.
  • Remove from heat; stir in vinegar; season to taste with salt and pepper