*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                           STRING BEAN PROVENCAL
 
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 Serving Size  : 12   Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Vegetables
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1       tb           Olive oil
    4       md           Onions, chopped
    4                    Garlic cloves, chopped
   28       oz           Plum tomatoes in thick puree
    2       ts           Leaf thyme, crumbled
    2       ts           Sugar
      1/4   ts           Salt
      1/4   ts           Ground black pepper
    2       lb           String beans, trimmed and
                         Halved
 
   1>. Heat oil in Dutch oven over medium heat. Add onion and garlic; cook,
   covered, stirring occasionally, 8 minutes or until softened. Add tomatoes,
   thyme, sugar, salt and pepper, breaking tomatoes with back of spoon. Stir
   in the string beans. Simmer, covered, stirring occasionally, 25 to 35
   minutes or until beans are tender.
  
 
 
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