Greek Style Green Beans-Fasolakia Lathera
Tender cooked green beans with potatoes stewed in tomato and olive oil.
Servings 2 mains or 4 sides
- ⅓ 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
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