Greek runner beans

    Greek runner beans

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    1hr15min


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    About this recipe: A nice mix of runner beans, onion and tomatoes simmered until soft and delicious! These are called 'Fasolakia' in Greek. Just like Ya Ya used to make!

    Ingredients
    Serves: 8 

    • 180ml olive oil
    • 225g chopped onions
    • 1 clove garlic, minced
    • 1kg fresh runner beans, rinsed and trimmed
    • 3 large tomatoes, diced
    • 2 teaspoons sugar
    • salt to taste

    Method
    Prep:20min  ›  Cook:55min  ›  Ready in:1hr15min 

    1. Heat the olive oil in a large frying pan over medium heat. Cook and stir the onions and garlic in the pan until tender.
    2. Mix the runner beans, tomatoes, sugar and salt into the pan. Reduce heat to low, and continue cooking 45 minutes, or until beans are soft.

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    Reviews (4)

    3

    Something else. I added 1/2 tsp cumin and freshly ground black pepper and a glug of balsamic vinegar - 19 Aug 2010

    0

    Runner beans aren't the most exciting things in the world, but this recipe turns them around Very nice as a side dish. - 12 Sep 2015

    Weebeastie
    0

    Excellent - even better when allowed to mature for a couple of days in the fridge - 14 Sep 2014

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