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.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
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

Step-By-Step

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