Syrian Green Beans

Belinda Loucks


A long time friend shared this wonderful recipe with me. Her family was Sirian and this was a very popular dish. And it was so very delicious.

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1 Hr
30 Min
Stove Top


2 lb
fresh green beans
1 lb
lean hamburger
5-6 can(s)
8 oz tomato sauce
1-2 small
onion; diced
3-4 clove
2-4 Tbsp
allspice, ground
salt & pepper to taste


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1First french cut all of your freshly washed green beans.

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2Brown hamburger and drain; in a 2 Qt sauce add your browned hamburger, onion, garlic, 1 T Allspice and salt/pepper. Saute until onions are clear in color.

3Remove meat mixture from pan and put all green beans on the bottom with some water (maybe 1/2 cup); put meat back on top and steam for about 20 min. on medium heat.

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4Lower the heat and add tomato sauce along with another 2 or 3 T of Allspice, depending of preference. While this continue to cook make your pasta or rice to serve along with green beans.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Beef, Other Main Dishes
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Middle Eastern
Hashtags: #green, #Bean, #syrian