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Τρίτη, 18 Νοεμβρίου 2014

GREEK RECIPES: GREEN BEANS IN TOMATO SAUCE


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FASSOLIA DROSSERA LADERA
GREEN BEANS BRAISED IN TOMATO SAUCE AND POTATOES
In this recipe you’ll see step by step how to make the Greek-style Vegan dish green beans one of the most popular vegetable that is cooked with olive oil, tomatoes and potatoes featuring all the best of the Mediterranean diet. Fresh green beans simmer with onions, tomatoes and potatoes in olive oil until they’re tender and delicious.

The 60 minutes cooking time is necessary for the authenticity of the dish. The beans should be well cooked and soft.
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 60 minutes
Total Time: 80 minutes
4 to 6 servings

Ingredients
Olive oil -- 1 cup = 250g
Onion chopped -- 1
Green beans, trimmed -- 2 pounds = 1000g
Tomatoes, chopped or grated -- 1 pound or 2 cups = 500g
Potatoes -- 2
Water -- 1 cup = 250 g

Salt and pepper -- to taste

DIRECTIONS
Wash and clean the beans.

Cut off the tips and remove the fibres from both sides

Rinse and drain the bean middles

Chop the onions finely.

Peel the potatoes and cut them in quarters
Cover the bottom of the pot with olive oil, about 1 cup. Heat the oil on high, add the onions and sauté them for about 5 minutes

Put the green beans on top.

Add the potatoes

Add  the tomatoes, 

salt and bring to a boil.


Make sure the liquid comes up approximately the middle of the green bean layer. If not, add water to make it do so. 

Cover and simmer vigorously for approximately 1 hour



Variations
Add some zucchini cut in half along with the green beans.
Questions? Feel free to contact: info@portoclub.gr 

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