Cretan Green Beans

Mikekey *


Green beans and tomatoes. Sprinkle with some crumbled feta cheese, if desired.

★★★★★ 2 votes
10 Min
30 Min
Stove Top


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3 Tbsp
olive oil
1/2 c
chopped yellow onion
1 clove
garlic, minced
1 lb
green string beans, tips snapped off
1 c
canned diced tomatoes (drain and reserve 1/2 cup liquid)
1 Tbsp
tomato paste
1/4 tsp
ground black pepper
1/2 tsp
1/2 tsp
dried oregano
2 Tbsp
chopped fresh parsley
water, as needed

How to Make Cretan Green Beans


  • 1Heat oil in heavy saucepan. Add onions and garlic. Cook, stirring, until golden.
  • 2Add all remaining ingredients, including reserved tomato juice. Add water if needed, to just cover beans.
  • 3Cover pan and simmer for 30 minutes. Serve beans with juices.

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About Cretan Green Beans

Course/Dish: Vegetables
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Greek

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