Pesto Green Beans and Tomatoes


Two main ingredients drizzled with one herb-saturated vinaigrette makes for a happy side dish that can be prepared in 30-minutes.

Pesto Green Beans and Tomatoes
Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
30 mins


  • 1 ½ pound fresh green beans, trimmed

  • 1 pint small tomatoes, such as red grape, halved

  • ¼ cup Pesto Vinaigrette (see Recipe Center)

  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper


  1. Cook beans, covered, in a small amount of boiling salted water for 10 to 15 minutes or until crisp-tender. Drain and rinse under cool water. Drain and pat dry with paper towels.

  2. In a large bowl toss green beans and tomatoes with Pesto Vinaigrette. Add additional vinaigrette, if desired. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Serve immediately or chill in the refrigerator up to 8 hours. Makes 6 to 8 servings.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

128 Calories
8g Fat
13g Carbs
4g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 128
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 8g 10%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Cholesterol 1mg 0%
Sodium 275mg 12%
Total Carbohydrate 13g 5%
Total Sugars 5g
Protein 4g
Vitamin C 28.3mg 142%
Calcium 40.4mg 3%
Iron 1.4mg 8%

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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