Greek String Beans ~ Fasolakia
This pantry summer meal will be a delight for anyone at the dinner table. Simply made and so healthy!
Recipe type: Main or Side Dish
Cuisine: Greek
Serves: 4
  • 1 pound green beans, trimmed left whole
  • 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 onions, chopped
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 4 teaspoons tomato paste, or ¼ can tomato sauce
  • 1 tablespoon fresh dill, or parsley, or oregano
  • salt and pepper
  • Enough water to cover beans.
  1. Wash and trim the green beans at the top of the bean.
  2. In a deep dutch oven or skillet heat the oil on medium.
  3. Add the onions and cook for 4 -5 minutes until softened, then add garlic and cook for 2 more minutes.
  4. Add the beans to the onions and tomato sauce, water, herbs, salt and pepper.
  5. Cover and cook for 15-20 minutes.
  6. Uncover and cook until liquid is reduced and sauce thickens.
Recipe by California Greek Girl at