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Bowl of cooked green beans with tomatoes and onion

Green Beans with Tomatoes

These green beans are an easy, crowd-pleasing side dish perfect for any holiday!
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 76kcal
Author Julia Day


  • Dutch Oven


  • 2 lbs green beans
  • 2 tbsp minced garlic
  • 1 yellow onion
  • 1/2 cup white wine
  • 1 28 oz can diced tomatoes
  • 1 tsp cayenne pepper optional
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • Heat the olive oil in the dutch oven over medium heat. If the green beans have stems, cut off the stems prior to cooking.
  • White the pot is heating up, roughly chop the onions. Add onions to the hot dutch oven and cook until translucent, about 3-5 minutes.
  • Add the garlic and cook 30 seconds more.
  • Add the wine and cook one minute, then add all remaining ingredients and bring to a simmer. Turn to low and cook 1 hour.
  • Remove the lid and cook another 10-20 minutes, or until the sauce is reduced by half.


Calories: 76kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 11mg | Potassium: 377mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 1182IU | Vitamin C: 21mg | Calcium: 67mg | Iron: 2mg