- 2 lb Green beanstrimmed and cut into 2-inch pieces
- ½ cup Fresh herbschopped, such as cilantro, parsley and/or chives
- ½ cup Pistachio nutssalted roasted shelled, divided
- 1-3 tbsp Jalapeño pepperchopped
- 1 tbsp Lime juice
- 1 clove Garlicsmall
- ¾ tsp Cuminground
- ½ tsp Salt
- ¼ cup Olive oilextra-virgin
- 1 cup Cherry tomatoes
- ½ cup Cheddar cheeseshredded sharp or a vegan alternative
Tomato & Green Bean Casserole
Tomato & Green Bean Casserole with Spicy Herb Pesto is a super healthy meal that your whole family will love. To make this casserole vegan, simply substitute Cheddar cheese with a dairy free alternative.
Start by bringing the green beans to a boil in a large pot of water. Make a pesto by pulsing chopped herbs, pistachio nuts, jalapeño, lime juice, garlic, cumin and salt in a food processor. Mix the beans with the pesto in a casserole dish and sprinkle the top with cheese. Cook under the broiler and serve warm!
To make my Tomato & Green Bean Casserole with Spicy Herb Pesto, you will need the following ingredients:
Steps to make Tomato & Green Bean Casserole
Cook green beans
Place a metal rack in the upper third of your oven and turn the broiler to high to preheat.
Place ½ a cup of chopped herbs, ¼ cup pistachios, 1-3 tablespoons of chopped jalapeño (to taste), 1 tablespoon of lime juice, a small clove garlic, ¾ teaspoon of ground cumin and ½ a teaspoon of salt in a food processor. Pulse until the ingredients are finely chopped. Scrape down the sides. With the motor still running, add ¼ cup of olive oil and continue to process until fully combined.
Place green beans in casserole dish