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Spanish Green Beans


1 lb. long beans, cut into 1-inch pieces (approx: 3 cups)
1/4 cup chopped onion
2 medium tomatoes peeled and chopped
Chopped fresh basil
1/4 cup chopped green pepper
1 tbsp olive or cooking oil
1 tsp salt
a couple of pinches of dried rosemary, crushed


  1. Cook fresh cut-up green beans in 2 quarts (2L) boiling salted water. Drain.
  2. Meanwhile cook chopped green pepper and onion in hot oil until tender, but not brown.
  3. Add chopped tomatoes, salt, basil, rosemary and pepper.
  4. Stir in green beans, heat through, season to tast with salt and pepper.