Lebanese Green Beans

Lebanese Green Beans


Prep Time:  minutes
Cook Time:  minutes
Ready In:  minutes

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[Total: 2   Average: 5/5]

This vegetable dish is absolutely delicious. Made with onions, garlic, tomatoes, green beans, and a few spices. Spice up your green beans with this extremely popular Lebanese recipe. If you want to make this dish vegan then replace the butter with olive oil.

  • 3 Tablespoons Unsalted Butter
  • 1 Small Onion (Chopped)
  • 3 Garlic Cloves (Sliced)
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Kosher Salt
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Freshly Ground Pepper
  • 1 Can (28 Ounces) Diced Tomatoes With Juice
  • 1 Pound Green Beans (Trimmed)
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Ground Cinnamon
  • 1/2 Cup Water
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Lemon Zest
  1. In large-size skillet add unsalted butter. Turn heat to medium-high and melt butter for 1 minute. Add onions, garlic, kosher salt, and pepper. Cook 5 minutes until onions are soft. Add tomatoes with juice, green beans, cinnamon, and water. Stir well to combine. Cover with lid and cook 5 minutes.
  2. Reduce heat to medium-low and cook 25 minutes until beans are tender. Stir occasionally.
  3. Remove lid and stir in lemon zest. Cook 1 more minute.
  4. Remove from heat and transfer to serving bowl. Serve immediately.
  5. Serves 4 as side dish.
  6. "Work With What You Got!"
  7. © Victoria Hart Glavin Tiny New York Kitchen


Victoria has been cooking and writing recipes since she was a a young girl. Originally from Nebraska, her appreciation for culinary technique took off when she moved to Lyon, France. Victoria is published in Hearst Newspapers, Greenwich Free Press, New Canaanite, and more.

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