Vegan keto green beans in tomato sauce

Bored of eating blanched and sauteed green beans? Want to spice them up a bit? Try this recipe with green beans in tomato sauce, adapted from the Greek cuisine to a delicious vegan keto alternative. You may serve it as a side dish or snack and use your keto bread to dip some sauce!

Vegan keto green beans in tomato sauce
PREP
0 min
COOK
35 min
SERVINGS
5

Nutrition facts

Energy: 157 kcal
Protein: 2.0 gr
Fat: 14.1 gr
Net carbs: 4.7 gr

Ingredients

2.5 tbsp(s) olive oil (34 gr)

400 gr green beans

1 tbsp(s) canned tomato paste (16 gr)

Seasoning

1 tsp(s) onion powder (2 gr)

1 tsp(s) garlic powder (3 gr)

salt (to taste)

ground black pepper (to taste)

0.5 tbsp(s) fresh parsley, chopped (2 gr)

Serving

2.5 tbsp(s) olive oil (34 gr)

Garnish - Optional

0.5 tbsp(s) chia seeds (7 gr)

Instructions

  1. Place a saucepan over medium heat and add the olive oil
  2. Then, add the green beans and tomato paste and season with onion powder, garlic powder, salt and ground black pepper
    • You may replace tomato sauce with equal amount of freshly grated tomatoes or can crashed tomatoes
  3. Stir the ingredients and add some water, so that the beans are covered
  4. Bring to boil and let it cook for about 30 minutes over medium heat, while stirring occasionally
  5. Then, add the parsley (preferably fresh, but you may use dried parsley instead) and stir
  6. Taste the beans, add more salt and/or pepper, if needed and let cook for 5 more minutes
  7. Serve in a deep dish or bowl, sprinkle 1/2 a tablespoon of olive oil per serving and optionally some chia seeds

Notes

✔ You may use frozen or fresh green beans

✔ Can be stored in the freezer for a couple of months

✔ If you prefer soft / softer green beans, then let them cook for 10-15 more minutes

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