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Simmered Romano Beans with Tomatoes and Rosemary


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  • Author: The Plant-Powered Dietitian
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 24 minutes
  • Total Time: 35 minutes
  • Yield: 6 servings 1x
  • Diet: Vegan

Description

If you’ve ever seen broad, flat Romano beans at the farmers market and wondered what to do with them, here is your answer: This hearty, rustic bean dish is inspired by Italian traditions and flavors.


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Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 large red onion, sliced
  • 2 large cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 pound fresh Romano beans, trimmed, cut into 3-inch pieces
  • 1 can (14.5 ounces) diced tomatoes, with juice
  • 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon fresh rosemary, chopped
  • ¼ cup pine nuts
  • Salt and pepper, as desired (optional)

Instructions

  1. Heat olive oil in a large sauté pan; add onions and garlic and cook for 4 minutes.
  2. Add Romano beans, tomatoes, vinegar, and rosemary, stir well, cover, and simmer for about 20 minutes, until beans are tender.
  3. Stir in pine nuts, and season with salt and pepper, as desired (optional).
  4. Serve with pasta, roasted potatoes, or whole grains, if desired, or as a side-dish.
  5. Makes 6 servings.

  • Category: Side Dish
  • Cuisine: Italian, American

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1 serving
  • Calories: 167
  • Sugar: 4 g
  • Sodium: 9 mg
  • Fat: 11 g
  • Saturated Fat: 1 g
  • Carbohydrates: 15 g
  • Fiber: 4 g
  • Protein: 3 g

Keywords: vegan side dish, healthy vegan side dish