Braised Green Beans with Tomatoes and Sausage
Braised green beans in olive oil, garlic and tomato sauce with fennel seasoned sausage crumbles for a complete and satisfying meal!
Servings: 6 servings
- 1 lb green beans, trimmed
- 4 sausages crumbled, casing removed
- 2 tbsp olive oil
- 1 small onion, chopped
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 2 cups 16oz tomato sauce
- 1 tsp fennel seeds
- 1/2 tsp smoked paprika
- salt and pepper, to taste
Wash and trim green beans, set aside
In a large oven safe skillet heat oil. Add onion and garlic, sauté until fragrant (2 mins)
Add in sausage crumbled, season with salt, pepper, fennel seeds and paprika. Sauté for about 5-6 mins or until fully cooked and browned.
Toss in green beans. Add tomato sauce and give it a quick stir. Make sure the green beans are mostly submerged in sauce.
Cover and transfer to a pre-heated oven at 350F degreens and braise for 30 minutes.
When done feel free to add a generous dizzle of olive oil and serve.
*To make this recipe vegetarian omit the sausage
**depending on the size of your skillet you may need to add more tomato sauce.
***If the sauce you're using is chunky, add a drizzle of water to thin it down.