Green Beans & Tomatoes with Sizzled Garlic

Capers, juicy tomatoes, and chopped fresh parsley make this vegetable side dish flavorful enough for a special meal, but easy enough for everyday.

Prep Time:
25 mins
Total Time:
25 mins
6 servings


  • 3 tablespoons olive oil, divided

  • 4 cloves garlic, thinly sliced

  • 1 pound green beans, trimmed and cut into 1 1/2-inch pieces

  • ¼ teaspoon salt

  • cup water

  • 1 cup grape tomatoes, halved

  • 1 tablespoon capers, rinsed and coarsely chopped

  • ¼ cup chopped fresh parsley


  1. Heat 2 Tbsp. oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add garlic; cook, stirring occasionally, until golden, 2 to 3 minutes. Remove the garlic to a small plate with a slotted spoon, leaving the oil behind. Add beans and salt to the pan. Stir to coat. Add water; cover and cook, stirring occasionally, until the beans are just tender and the water is mostly evaporated, about 8 minutes. Add the remaining 1 Tbsp. oil, tomatoes, and capers to the pan. Cook, stirring occasionally, until the tomatoes are just beginning to break down, about 2 minutes. Remove from heat. Add parsley and the sizzled garlic. Stir to combine.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

92 Calories
7g Fat
7g Carbs
2g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Serving Size 2/3 cup
Calories 92
% Daily Value *
Total Carbohydrate 7g 3%
Dietary Fiber 3g 11%
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 2g 4%
Total Fat 7g 9%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Sodium 120mg 5%
Potassium 241mg 5%

Nutrition information is calculated by a registered dietitian using an ingredient database but should be considered an estimate.

* Daily Values (DVs) are the recommended amounts of nutrients to consume each day. Percent Daily Value (%DV) found on nutrition labels tells you how much a serving of a particular food or recipe contributes to each of those total recommended amounts. Per the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the daily value is based on a standard 2,000 calorie diet. Depending on your calorie needs or if you have a health condition, you may need more or less of particular nutrients. (For example, it’s recommended that people following a heart-healthy diet eat less sodium on a daily basis compared to those following a standard diet.)

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a special diet for medical reasons, be sure to consult with your primary care provider or a registered dietitian to better understand your personal nutrition needs.

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