green beans arrabiata (angry green beans)

stephanie tate


my son isn't a fan of green beans but loves arrabiata sauce. this is one of his favorites and gets him to eat his green beans. Arrabiate is a spicy tomato pasta sauce. This is a variation that is simple and delicious.

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10 Min


20 Min


2 Tbsp
olive oil, extra virgin
3 clove
finely minced garlic
1 Tbsp
red chili flakes (less if you have a sensitive pallet
2 pt
cherry tomatoes halved
1 lb
fresh green beans
salt and pepper to taste

Directions Step-By-Step

in a 2 quart sauce pan bring water and salt to a boil. add green beans and cook for approximately 10 minutes. the green beans should be firm to the touch still.
in a large pan over medium heat add olive oil. add garlic and chili flakes until fragrant, approximately one minute.
add tomatoes and cook until soft, 7 - 10 minutes. add green beans and season with salt and pepper. cover and cook on low heat for another 5 - 10 minutes. adjust seasonings to taste and serve.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Vegetables
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy