Snap off the end of the green beans then begin to snap each bean into about 3 parts. Wash them and then place in a bowl.
In a medium pot on high heat add the olive oil, diced onions and minced garlic. Sauté’ for a minute then add in the chopped or snapped green beans. Sauté’ for about 5-6 minutes or until beans have cooked and shrunk down a bit.
Add the diced tomatoes, salt, and black pepper. Mix, cover, and place on low heat for about 30 minutes. Enjoy warm or cold with pita bread or on its own.
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