Greek Green Beans in Tomato Sauce (Fasolakia)

Marsha Gardner

By
@mrdick1950

I first ate this dish at the Olympus Restaurant in Newport, RI in the late 1960's. It has been a favorite ever since.


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Serves:

2-4

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

50 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

1 Tbsp
olive oil, extra virgin
1 medium
onion, diced
2 clove
garlic, chopped
1 pinch
red pepper flakes
28 oz
can tomatoes, diced or 4 cups diced fresh tomatoes
1 lb
green beans, trimmed and cut into bite size pieces
1/2 tsp
oregano, dried
kosher salt and freshly ground pepper to taste
1
handful parsley, chopped
1
handful dill or fresh mint, chopped
1/2 c
feta cheese, crumbled

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add onions and saute until tender, about 5-7 minutes.
2
Add garlic and pepper flakes and saute until fragrant, about a minute.
3
Add tomatoes, green beans, oregano; salt and pepper and simmer until the beans are soft; about 40 minutes.
4
Remove from heat, mix in dill and parsley and serve garnished with feta cheese.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Vegetables
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Greek
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tag: Healthy