Greek Stewed Green Beans, Yellow Squash & Tomatoes

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
10 min 50 min 5
Greek Stewed Green Beans, Yellow Squash & Tomatoes
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3 tbsp Extra virgin olive oil
1 large Yellow onion (chopped)
2 clove(s) Garlic (minced)
454 gm Green/yellow string beans, raw (trimmed)
3 medium Summer squash
1 can(s) (14oz) Diced tomatoes, canned
1 pinch Salt and pepper (to taste)
1/4 cup Mint, fresh (chopped, or parsley, dill)
2 tbsp Lemon juice (optional)


Heat 2 tbsp of oil in a wide, covered skillet or Dutch oven over medium heat, and add onion.

Cook, stirring, until tender and translucent, 5-8 minutes. Add the garlic and cook, stirring, for another minute until fragrant.

Stir in green beans, squash and remaining oil. Stir together for a few minutes, then add the tomatoes and 1/2 cup water. Bring to a simmer, add salt and pepper.

Cover and simmer for 30 minutes until the beans are tender and the mixture is stew-like. Add the herbs, and simmer for another 5-10 minutes.

Add lemon juice if desired. Taste, and adjust seasonings as needed.

Serve hot or at room temperature.


Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 186
Calories from fat 80
Calories from saturated fat 11.6
Total Fat 8.9 g
Saturated Fat 1.3 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1.2 g
Monounsaturated Fat 6.1 g
Cholesterol 0
Sodium 142 mg
Potassium 847 mg
Total Carbohydrate 24.7 g
Dietary Fiber 6.4 g
Sugars 11.6 g
Protein 4.9 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Vegetables 4.6

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