Greek String Beans and Potatoes in Tomato Sauce

Marsha Gardner

By
@mrdick1950

Try adding cumin. Or you can add 1 1/2-2 inch cubes of lamb shoulder sautéed with onion and garlic and make the recipe into a stew.


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Ingredients

2 lb
string beans
2 medium
onions, chopped
2 clove
garlic, minced
3/4 c
olive oil, extra virgin
16 oz
tomato sauce
2 tsp
kosher salt
dash(es)
freshly ground black pepper
fresh parsley, chopped
fresh mint, chopped
2 large
potatoes peeled and quartered
1 c
water
2 medium
carrots, sliced, optional
1/4 c
celery, chopped, optional
16 oz
canned white beans, drained,optional

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Sauté onions and garlic lightly in olive oil. Add tomato sauce, salt and pepper and simmer about 15 minutes. Add remaining ingredients. Cover and cook slowly 1 hour or til tender.


Note: try adding garlic and cumin. You can add 1 1/2-2 inch cubes of lamb shoulder sautéed with onion and garlic and make the recipe into a stew
2
Fasoulakia Yiahni is the Greek name of this traditional dish. We like to top with some crumbled feta cheese. Yum.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Vegetables