Braised Yellow Beans with Tomatoes

➡️ Looking for the best way for cooking wax bean recipes in 2023? On this website, you’ll find out how to make braised yellow beans with tomato and garlic in 8 steps at home. Wax beans seem to be in a shadow cone for some time, although they are a very tasty and healthy food. Anyway, this type of yellow bean is very popular in some countries in Central Europe but also in the Balkans where it’s prepared especially throughout the summer because it’s found in abundance in the markets.

➡️ Most yellow bean recipes are soups or stews, but they can also be cooked by braising with other vegetables, resulting in a delicious dish that is perfect on hot summer days because it’s very easily digested. My wax beans recipe helps you cook yellow beans with tomatoes, garlic, sour cream, and more simple and tasty ingredients.

➡️ Cooking braised yellow beans is extremely easy even for those without experience in preparing food at home. In addition, the food is ready quickly, so it’s a perfect choice when you want to eat tasty and healthy. Watch the cooking video below and learn how to make sauteed wax beans from scratch with fresh or frozen green beans using a yummy and easy braised yellow beans recipe!

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How to Cook Yellow Beans with Tomatoes from Scratch

What ingredients do you need to make braised yellow beans?

Yellow Beans

1) 1 kg/35 oz of green beans or yellow beans – fresh, canned, or frozen
2) 2-3 garlic cloves or to taste
3) salt or salty red bell pepper paste
4) 1-2 tbsp of sunflower oil
5) some water
6) 2-3 tbsp of tomato puree or 500 ml/17 fl oz of concentrated tomato broth
7) chopped parsley leaves to taste
8) sour cream for serving (optional)

How to make braised yellow beans from scratch?

Braised Yellow Beans with Tomatoes

1) cut green beans into pieces of the desired size and place them into a pot
2) finely chop or crush garlic and put it over green beans
3) season food with salt or salty red bell pepper paste
4) pour a bit of sunflower oil, then fill the pot up with water just to cover the ingredients
5) place the pot on the stovetop over medium temperature and boil ingredients for about 15-20 de minutes or until the green bean is soft
6) add tomato puree or tomato broth over sauteed green beans, then boil food until the sauce is low (about 10-15 minutes)
7) chop parsley leaves finely, sprinkle it over beans, and boil the food for about 2-3 minutes more
8) serve stewed green beans with sour cream added to the top of the plate (optional)

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Final Notes for the Wax Bean Recipe with Tomatoes

➡️ String green beans and yellow beans are some of the most popular vegetables during summer. Therefore, it’s natural to find a lot of food recipes including green beans cooked in different ways.

➡️ Green beans are quite popular all over the world. They are cooked as fresh vegetables, canned, and frozen. Some of the popular ways to cook green beans are braising, steaming, boiling, stir-frying, and baking. Green beans are also used to make more complex foods like soup, stew, and casserole.

➡️ There are several varieties of green beans of which the most popular are French beans and string beans. Sometimes even yellow bean types such as wax beans are commonly named green beans.

➡️ The braised yellow beans recipe with garlic and tomato is one of the most appreciated and often cooked green bean or yellow bean recipes in Eastern European countries such as Hungary. This is probably because the cooking time is short and the recipe does not require many ingredients or extensive cooking experience to get very good results.

➡️ The braised yellow beans recipe with garlic can be cooked with both frozen green beans and fresh green beans. In both variants, the food is very tasty, but when it’s cooked with fresh beans the bean taste is more intense. In addition, you benefit from more vitamins. Therefore, I recommend you cook fresh green beans whenever you have the opportunity!

➡️ Maybe you don’t know, but green beans are very healthy. There are available studies that suggest that including green beans in the diet decreases the risk of affections like obesity, diabetes, and heart disease. Additionally, it decreases overall mortality.

➡️ Braised yellow beans can be served plain or as a side dish along with some main dishes containing fried meat – pork roast, meatballs, chicken schnitzel, and so on.

➡️ Using sour cream is, of course, not mandatory, but if you are going to serve stewed green beans with cream, your family and friends will appreciate it even more for the delicious taste and rich sauce that complements the flavor of the green beans. Good appetite!

➡️ Braised yellow beans is the perfect recipe when you want to prepare a vegetarian meal or you want to improve your diet with vegetables to serve next to meat. Enjoy cooking braised yellow beans from scratch! For additional info, read more on braising!

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