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Stewed Green Beans with Tomatoes
Southern Stewed Green Beans with Tomatoes
Prep Time
12 mins
Cook Time
50 mins
Total Time
1 hr 2 mins

The best recipe for stewed green beans with tomatoes, featuring fresh green beans, bacon, onion, and canned fire-roasted tomatoes!

Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Servings: 6
Calories: 77 kcal
Author: Kelly Anthony
  • 2 slices thick-cut bacon diced
  • 1/2 yellow onion cut into thin slices
  • 1 (12 ounce) package fresh green beans trimmed and cut in half
  • 1 (28 ounce) can whole fire-roasted tomatoes drained
  • 3 1/2 cups unsalted chicken broth
  • 1 1/4 teaspoon Kosher salt
  • 3/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon soy sauce
  • Pinch red pepper flakes
  1. Add the bacon to a large saucepan or Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Sauté for about 3 minutes, then add the onion and continue to sauté. Stir often, for another 3-4 minutes or until the onion is translucent.

  2. Add the prepared green beans, along with the fire-roasted tomatoes. Use the back of a wooden spoon and crush/break apart the tomatoes. 

  3. Stir in remaining ingredients and allow to come to a boil. Cover and reduce the heat to maintain a slow simmer. Simmer for 50 minutes, lifting the lid to stir occasionally. Serve and enjoy.

Nutrition Facts
Southern Stewed Green Beans with Tomatoes
Amount Per Serving
Calories 77 Calories from Fat 45
% Daily Value*
Fat 5g8%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Cholesterol 7mg2%
Sodium 619mg27%
Potassium 155mg4%
Carbohydrates 3g1%
Protein 4g8%
Vitamin C 0.7mg1%
Calcium 8mg1%
Iron 0.3mg2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.