3 tablespoons olive oil
1 large red onion, thinly sliced
2 cloves garlic, thinly sliced
2 tablespoons water
400 grams slim or flat green beans, stem end trimmed
handful of basil leaves
3 large vine tomatoes, roughly chopped
sea salt and freshly ground pepper
Heat the olive oil in a sauté pan. Add the onion and garlic with a good pinch of salt, cover and cook until the onion is tender, but not browned. Add the water and beans and turn to coat. Scatter the basil and tomatoes over the beans and season generously. Cover and cook over a low heat for 30 minutes or until the beans are tender, turning once.
To serve: Transfer to a platter and serve warm or at room temperature.