You are going to love this simple Chipotle Green Beans with Tomatoes side dish.
Green beans are probably one of my favorite vegetables. Fresh picked local green beans are one of my favorite things. I find that snapping green beans is very therapeutic. It may take a few extra minutes to snap the ends off the beans, but I find it so relaxing. Am I the only one who enjoys this?
I love switching up the classic boiled green beans. This simple and easy recipe for Chipotle Green Beans with Tomatoes only requires a few simple ingredients.
These Chipotle Green Beans with Tomatoes remind me of a Mexican guisado. In Mexico, guisados are popular stews and braised dishes, served with corn tortillas.
Green beans simmered in a simple tomato and chipotle peppers is a quick and easy side dish. The perfect accompaniment to dinner.
- 4 Cups Fresh Green Beans
- 2 Tsp Olive Oil
- 1 Medium Yellow Onion, diced
- 1 28 ounce Can Fire Roasted Tomatoes
- ½ Cup Water or Vegetable Broth
- Fresh Cilantro to garnish, optional
- Snap of the ends of the green beans and cut into 2 inch pieces.
- Heat the olive oil in a large dutch oven or deep sided skillet.
- Add the onion and pinch of salt. Cook until softened, about 4-6 minutes.
- Pour in the tomatoes, water, salt and pepper to taste.
- Bring to simmer and then lower heat.
- Simmer for 20-30 minutes or until beans are cooked to your liking.
- Garnish with chopped cilantro if using.