String beans in tomato sauce

Spicy string beans in tomato sauce

Prep time: 10 minutes

Cook time: 40 minutes

Serves: 4

These string beans in spicy tomato sauce are a great side to any dish. The beans are cooked in a rich and spicy tomato sauce. We serve this delicious side over white rice but you could also serve it to pasta or potatoes.

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String beans in tomato sauce

  • Prep time: 10 minutes
  • Cook time: 40 minutes
  • Total time: 50 minutes
  • Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 500 g string beans
  • 500 g tomatoes, quartered
  • 1 tbsp tomato paste
  • 1 can tomatoes, peeled
  • 2 small onions, chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 5 thyme sprigs
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp sambal oelek

Method

  • 1)

    Clean the string beans and cut into pieces of about 1 cm.

  • 2)

    Heat the olive oil in a large pan and fry the onion and garlic. Add tomato paste and fry for about 3 minutes.

  • 3)

    Add the tomatoes, canned tomatoes, sambal oelek and thyme and bring to the boil gently. If necessary, lightly break the canned tomatoes with a wooden spoon so that you do not have large pieces.

  • 4)

    Add the string beans and let simmer for about 40 minutes until the beans are cooked through. Add salt and pepper to taste.

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