Green Beans with Cherry Tomatoes
These beans are briefly boiled and tossed with cherry tomatoes in a buttery basil sauce to make the most yummy green beans ever! We serve these at Easter Dinner every year but are a delicious accent to any meal.
- Serves: 6 persons
- 1½ pounds green beans, trimmed and cut into 2 inch pieces
- 1½ cups water
- ¼cup butter
- 1tablespoon sugar
- ¾teaspoon garlic salt
- ¼teaspoon pepper
- 1½ teaspoons chopped fresh basil
- 2cups cherry tomato halves
Step 1Place beans and water in a large saucepan. Cover, and bring to a boil. Set heat to low, and simmer until tender, about 10 minutes. Drain off water, and set aside.
Step 2Melt butter in a skillet over medium heat. Stir in sugar, garlic salt, pepper and basil. Add tomatoes, and cook stirring gently just until soft. Pour the tomato mixture over the green beans, and toss gently to blend.