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Green Bean Ragout

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Ingredients
  Green beans 8 Ounce, ends removed, cut into 2 inch lengths
  Butter/Margarine 1 Tablespoon
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), minced / pressed
  Onion 1 Small, chopped
  Celery stalk 1 , thinly sliced
  Ripe tomato 1 Large, peeled, seeded and chopped
  Chopped fresh basil/1 1/2 teaspoons dry basil 1 Tablespoon
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
Directions

In a wide frying pan, bring 1 inch of water to a boil over high heat.
Add beans and cook until barely tender when pierced (about 7 minutes).
Drain, rinse with cold water, and set aside.
Return pan to medium heat and add butter.
When butter is melted, stir in garlic, onion, and celery.
Cook, stirring occasionally, until vegetables just begin to brown (about 10 minutes).
Add tomato, basil, and beans; cook, stirring gently, just until beans are heated through (about 3 minutes).
Season to taste with salt and pepper.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
French
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Browned
Ingredient: 
Bean
Interest: 
Healthy

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