Flat Beans with Tomato and Olive Oil (Fasolakia Ladera)
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Recipe type/ Τύπος Πιάτου: Main Course
Ingredients/ Συστατικά
  • 1 kilo/2 pounds flat beans
  • 1 green pepper, sliced
  • 1 big onion, chopped
  • 400 gr./14 oz chopped tomatoes in their juice
  • 1 cup water
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tsp salt
  • ½ tsp ground nutmeg
  • ½ tsp ground cinnamon
  • ⅓ cup olive oil
  • 2 tsp sugar
  • 2 bay leaves
  • A bunch of parsley finely chopped
  • Pepper
Instructions/ Εκτέλεση
  1. In a big pot pour the 3 tbsp of olive oil and sauté the onion and peppers.
  2. Add the flat beans and sauté for couple of minutes.
  3. Pour the tomatoes and their juice, the water, the nutmeg, the cinnamon, the bay leaves, the sugar and pepper.
  4. When it starts to boil, lower the heat to medium and let it cook for an hour and a half or until they are soft. If you see that they need more liquid, just add some more water about ¼ cup per time.
  5. You taste and if they are soft, throw the parsley, the salt and the olive oil and let them boil for another 10 to 15 minutes.
  6. If they are still firm let them boil for another 10 minutes and then check them again. They go perfectly with feta cheese and warm, straight from the oven, bread!
Recipe by Culinary Flavors at https://www.culinaryflavors.gr/flat-beans-with-tomato-and-olive-oil-fasolakia-ladera/