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Fasolakia Prasina Yiahni (Green Beans in Oi

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Greek Vegetables


  • 3 lb Green beans, fresh
  • 1 1/2 c Oil
  • 2 Onions, med., minced
  • 1 1/2 lb Tomatoes, peeled,strained OR
  • 1 tb Tomato paste + 2 c. water
  • 2 tb Parsley, minced
  • Salt & pepper to taste
  • Water as needed


Wash beans and break them in half or slice them lengthwise. Place in a large pot of cold water. Heat the oil in a large pot and saute the onions in it until soft and limp; add the tomatoes (or diluted tomato paste), and bring to boil. Drain the beans and add them to pot. Add parsley, salt & pepper, and enough water to barely cover beans. Cook over med. heat until liquid is absorbed but the oil remains (30 to 45 min.).
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