Green Beans and Spinach in Coriander Tomato Sauce

This green beans dish is so flavorful, easy to prepare and is loaded with veggies (= healthy). You will feel so good about serving this to the people you love! I find these veggies especially good when at room temperature. Looking for more ways to cook green beans? You can also try our popular Green Beans with Mushrooms and Onions recipe.
Green Beans and Spinach in Coriander Tomato Sauce


  • 1 pound green beans (washed, trimmed and cut into 1 inch pieces)
  • 3 ounces spinach (rinsed and chopped)
  • 1/2 can black beans (drained and rinsed)
  • 1 onion (finely chopped)
  • 3 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 1 can diced tomatoes (14,5 oz)
  • 1 can tomato sauce (15 oz)
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 teaspoon ground coriander (dry, ground)
  • 1 1/2 tablespoon avocado oil
  • salt
  • pepper
Prep time:
10 minutes
Cook time:
30 minutes
Total time:
40 minutes
Yield: 5 servings | Prep time: 10 minutes | Cook time: 30 minutes | Total time: 40 minutes


1. Rinse green beans, trim and cut into 1 inch pieces.

Rinse and chop spinach.

2. Bring a pot of water to a boil. Add green beans and boil them for about 5 minutes. Drain and rinse under cold water (to stop the process of cooking).
3. Finely chop onion and mince garlic. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add chopped onion and cook for about 5 minutes until soft. Then add coriander and minced garlic, cook for another minute.

4. Add diced tomatoes, tomato sauce and water. Cook for 5 minutes. Then add black beans and spinach, cook for another 3 minutes.

5. Add green beans, cook for 3 minutes. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Stir, then let stand for 5 minutes for the flavors to blend. Serve.

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