Nicoise Green Beans
|Olive oil||2 Tablespoon|
|Onion||1 Medium, chopped|
|Celery stick||2 , chopped|
|String beans||1 Pound|
|Canned chopped tomatoes||16 Ounce (1 Can)|
|Vegetable stock/Tomato juice||4 Tablespoon|
|Fresh parsley||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped|
|Freshly ground black pepper||To Taste|
Heat the oil in a large frying pan and gently saute the onions and celery until lightly browned.
Boil or steam the beans until tender (about 10 minutes).
Drain and set aside.
Add the tomatoes, stock, bay leaf and parsley to the saute.
Stir well and simmer this sauce for 20 minutes, uncovered.
Season to taste.
Add the cooked beans to the sauce and stir well.
Bring back to a simmer and cook for a further 2 minutes.