Recipe for Greek style string beans

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
  • Pepper
  • Salt

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.

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