Green Beans with Tomatoes

Green Beans with TomatoesThis recipe is a testament to the beauty of keeping things simple. Green beans, blanched then sautéed with  olive oil, butter and garlic and a handful of cherry tomatoes. It’s easy to make, deceptively delicious and gorgeous to boot. It’s easy enough to serve as a weeknight side dish and elegant enough for your next dinner party. Warning, you’re going to want to eat these all the time and you should!

This recipe is part of my DIY Valentine’s Day dinner menu. Check it out to enjoy a fantastic dinner at home with your Valentine.

TIPS:
Rinse the green beans in cold water after draining them but don’t leave them submerged. They’ll lose their crispness and their beautiful bright green color.

Be careful not to burn the garlic when you add it to the sauté pan.

TOOLS:
Large Pot

Colander

Large Sauté Pan

Tongs

TECHNIQUES:
Blanching Vegetables

Sauté Vegetables

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