Wash green beans and cut off both ends.
Grate tomatoes to a fine pulp with a box grater. Set aside.
Add tomato paste to 1 cup of water and whisk together to break down the tomato paste. Set aside.
Chop onion, mince garlic.
In a medium size pot, add the extra virgin olive oil. Heat the olive oil over medium to low heat, Add the onion and garlic and saute for 2-3 minutes.
Add green beans, grated tomato, tomato paste with water mixture, parsley, salt and pepper to sauce pan. Stir well to incorporate all ingredients. Bring to a light boil, reduce heat, cover and simmer for 30-35 minutes.