Green Beans with Tomato Sauce

Fasolakia Giaxni is a brilliant, elevated Greek veggie side dish or even main, made with all store cupboard staples and freezer-friendly ingredients!

what you'll need
  • 100 ml olive oil
  • 1 large onion
  • 2 spring onions
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 2 potatoes
  • 1 carrot
  • 1 tbsp tomato paste
  • 1 kg green beans
  • 400 g chopped tomatoes
  • 300 ml hot water
  • ½ tbsp salt
  • ¼ tsp pepper
  • ½ bunch parsley
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step 1

In a large pot add the olive oil and sauté the chopped onion for 4 minutes.

step 2

Continue by adding the spring onions, garlic, potatoes and carrots, and sauté them for another 4 minutes.

step 3

Add the tomato paste to the bottom of the pot and mix it for a minute to release its aroma.

step 4

Add the green beans, chopped tomatoes and warm water. Stir them and let them simmer in medium heat for about 40-50 minutes (check occasionally and add extra hot water if needed).

step 5

Finally, remove the pot from the heat, add the salt, pepper and parsley and stir them one more time before serving.

Green Beans with Tomato Sauce

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