Greek String Beans and Potatoes in Tomato Sauce

1
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.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Serves:
6

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

How to Make Greek String Beans and Potatoes in Tomato Sauce

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.

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About Greek String Beans and Potatoes in Tomato Sauce

Course/Dish: Vegetables




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