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Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Mayo Building, M-9
407 South Calhoun Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399-0800
(850) 487-8000

Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Adam H. Putnam, Commissioner

Florida Vegetable Recipe

Snap Bean and Tomato Sauté

Amount Ingredient
2 pounds fresh snap beans
3 large tomatoes, seeded and chopped
3 cloves garlic, minced
2 onions finely chopped
1 cup olive oil
1 green pepper, sliced thin
1/2 bunch fresh parsley, finely chopped
1/4 cup water
  kosher salt to taste
  fresh ground pepper to taste

Wash and rinse the snap beans, then cut off the tip of each end. In a tall-sided pot, sauté the onions in olive oil until they start to turn translucent. Stir in the garlic and continue cooking a few minutes more. Add the snap beans and green pepper and cook for another five minutes. Add the tomatoes water, salt and pepper. Bring liquid in pan to a boil, reduce heat and cover. Simmer for 5 minutes or until desired tenderness. Serve warm as a side dish. Top this dish with fresh grated Parmesan cheese and finely chopped parsley.

4 to 6 servings

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