Green Beans with Tomato and Basil



1 pound fresh green beans
1 Tablespoon vegetable oil
1 onion, finely chopped
1 -(14 ounce) can tomatoes, drained and chopped
1 Tablespoon chopped fresh basil, or ½ teaspoon dried
1 Tablespoon chopped fresh parsley, or ½ teaspoon dried
Salt and pepper to taste

  1. Cook beans in a large saucepan of boiling water for 5 minutes; beans will still be crisp. Drain and rinse under cold water. Set aside.
  2. In a large frying pan, heat oil over medium heat. Add onion and cook 2-3 minutes until softened.
  3. Add tomatoes, basil, and parsley. Cook 3 minutes to heat and combine flavors. Stir beans into pan and cook 5-6 minutes. Season with salt and pepper.

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