This delicious dish made with fresh string beans in olive oil with tomatoes is a tasty vegetable side dish on any Greek table. With good quality Greek olive oil to cook with you can’t go wrong!
Greek Style String Beans (Fasolakia) Recipe Ingredients:
- 2 1/2 lbs. string beans
- 1 cup olive oil
- 1 clove garlic
- 2 sliced thin onion
- 1 lb. chopped tomatoes
- 3 tablespoons, chopped parsley
Directions to Make Greek String Beans:
Remove ends of string beans and prepare them by either cutting each into 2 inch pieces, then snap or cut crosswise into thin slanted slices. Or cut each into thin strips.
Heat the oil in a saucepan.
Add onions and garlic and cook until soft.
Add tomatoes, beans, parsley, salt and pepper.
Cover and cook over moderate heat for about 1/2 hour.