Braised Heirloom Soleil Wax Beans with Tomato, Guanciale and Chilies

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Serves 6

Courtesy of Will Packwood • Photography by Jenna Northcutt

Super easy

Braised Heirloom Soleil Wax Beans with Tomato, Guanciale and Chilies

Ingredients

For 1 Batch(es)

Recipe

  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 pound(s) diced guanciale
  • 1 small yellow onion(s), peeled, diced
  • 1 clove(s) garlic, peeled, minced
  • 2 Fresno chiles, minced
  • 1 pound(s) very ripe heirloom tomatoes, washed, chopped
  • 1 pound(s) Animal Farm Soleil wax beans, trimmed, washed
  • 1/4 cup(s) water
  • salt and pepper, to taste

Braised Heirloom Soleil Wax Beans with Tomato, Guanciale and Chilies Directions

  1. Heat the olive oil in a large pot over a medium-high flame. Add the guanciale and allow to render until lightly browned.
  2. Add the onion, garlic, chilies and a small amount of salt and pepper and allow to sweat until tender—about 3 to 5 minutes.
  3. Add the tomatoes, beans and water, bring to a simmer and continue cooking until beans are tender—about 12 minutes. Adjust the seasoning and serve warm.

Recipe notes

When heirloom tomatoes are not in season, substitute 1 28-oz. can peeled, whole San Marzano tomatoes, drained, chopped.

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