Green Beans in Spiced Tomato Sauce - 2 Guiding Stars
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Cooking your fresh green beans in tomato sauce and broth preserves their best flavor. The rich spices mingle together for a delicious, savory dish that will go beautifully over your favorite whole grains.


  • 4 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1½ cups onion, minced
  • 1 Tbsp. garlic, minced
  • 1 Tbsp. brown sugar
  • 1 tsp. kosher salt
  • 1 tsp. garam masala
  • 2 tsp. ginger
  • ½ tsp. coriander
  • ½ tsp. cinnamon
  • ½ tsp. mustard seeds
  • 2 cups tomatoes, chopped
  • ½ cup low-sodium vegetable broth
  • 1½ lbs. green beans, trimmed


  1. Warm oil over medium-high heat in a large pot. Stir in the onion and cook until tender, 5 minutes.
  2. Stir in garlic, sugar, salt, garam masala, ginger, coriander, cinnamon, and mustard seed. Cook until seeds pop, 1 minute.
  3. Stir in the tomatoes and broth. Bring to a simmer and add beans. Reduce the heat to low, cover, and simmer until beans are cooked.
Nutritional analysis per serving: Calories 155; Total Fat 9.5g (12% Daily Value); Saturated Fat 1.5g (8% DV); Trans Fat 0g; Cholesterol 0mg (0% DV); Sodium 345mg (15% DV); Total Carbohydrate 17g (6% DV); Dietary Fiber 4.5g (18% DV); Total Sugars 9g; Includes 2g Added Sugars (2% DV); Protein 3g; Vitamin D 0% DV; Calcium 6% DV; Iron 10% DV; Potassium 10% DV; Vitamin K 50% DV; Vitamin C 30% DV; Molybdenum 25% DV.
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