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Greek green beans
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Greek Style Green Beans-Fasolakia Lathera

Tender cooked green beans with potatoes stewed in tomato and olive oil.
Course Dessert, Entree, lunch
Cuisine Greek, Mediterranean
Keyword Green Beans
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 2 mains or 4 sides
Author Elena Paravantes RDN

Ingredients

  • cup olive oil
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 1 pound green beans
  • 1 medium potato sliced (1/4 inch thickness-cut in half)
  • 3 medium tomatoes grated or 12-15 ounces chopped tomatoes
  • ¼ cup chopped parsley
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • fresh pepper

Instructions

  • In a medium pot, heat olive oil at medium to low heat. Sauté onion until soft.
  • Add potatoes and heat for 2-3 minutes.
  • Add beans and mix until covered with the olive oil.
  • Add the tomatoes, parsley, sugar and salt and pepper and mix.
  • Add hot water just enough to half cover the beans.
  • Simmer with the lid on for about 40 minutes (do not boil).
  • The beans are ready once there is no water left and the beans are soft.
  • Enjoy with bread and feta cheese