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How To Make Puglian Green Beans With Tomato Sauce

Green Beans (also known as French beans) with tomato sauce, is one of the most mind-blowing and traditional dishes of Puglia, Italy. It is very easy to make and tastes amazing. Moreover, it is so healthy that one should include it in their diet often.

So, here is the recipe to make Puglian Beans with Tomato Sauce:


  • 500gms green beans

  • 250gms chopped tomatoes

  • 2 crushed garlic cloves

  • 2 tbsp. extra virgin olive oil

  • 1 tbsp. of chopped parsley

  • A pinch of crushed chilli pepper

  • Salt to taste


  • Wash the green beans properly with cold water and clean them by chopping off the head and tail. Then cook them for 15 mins in salted boiling water.

  • You can prepare tomato sauce side by side. Take a large saucepan, heat the extra virgin olive oil, add the crushed garlic and cook it until it turns golden brown.

  • Add tomatoes to the mixture of oil and garlic and cook for 10 more minutes on medium-high flame.

  • Strain the water from green beans and add them to the tomato sauce, season it with salt and pepper according to your taste and cook for 7-8 minutes.

  • Sprinkle the beans with chopped parsley and serve hot.

Tip 1: This dish could be used as a side to meat and fish both.

Tip 2: You can also put chopped onions and carrots to enhance the taste and nutritional value of the dish.

Make this Italian dish at home and serve it to your loved ones.

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Source: TheLocalIt

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