Serbian-Style Green Beans

Carrot And Green Beans Stir Fry
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  • 75 mins
  • Prep: 15 mins,
  • Cook: 60 mins
  • Yield: 2 Pounds Beans (6-8 Servings)
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Green beans in the Serbian style are often combined with tomatoes and garlic and, sometimes, carrots, turnips, parsnips, and green peppers.

What You'll Need

  • 2 pounds green beans, trimmed and cut into 2-inch lengths
  • 2 large chopped onions
  • 1/2 cup oil
  • 3 finely chopped garlic cloves
  • 3 ribs chopped celery
  • 3 peeled and chopped carrots (optional)
  • 1 small peeled and chopped turnip (optional)
  • 1 peeled and chopped parsnip (optional)
  • 2 chopped green peppers (optional)
  • 1 (28-ounce) can, stewed or diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 4 tablespoons catsup
  • 1 tablespoon dried dill

How to Make It

  1. In ​a large skillet, saute onions and garlic in oil until onion is translucent. Add celery, and carrots, turnip, and parsnip if using, and saute 2 minutes.
  2. Add remainder of ingredients, bring to a boil, lower heat and simmer 45 minutes or until vegetables are cooked, adding water if necessary during the cooking process. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
Calories 286
Total Fat 3 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Unsaturated Fat 1 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 331 mg
Carbohydrates 56 g
Dietary Fiber 17 g
Protein 12 g
(The nutrition information on our recipes is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate. Individual results may vary.)