Fasolia (Greek Green Beans)

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Author Notes: This is a hearty and flavor packed side that's great with all proteins! It's a traditional Greek dish whose recipe varies according to region - and family!Julie Hyland

Serves 4+

  • 2 pounds Green Beans
  • 12 ounces can diced tomatoes; drained
  • 1 lg. Yellow Onion
  • 1/3 bunch Parsley; minced
  • 2 tablespoons Olive Oil
  • 2 cloves Garlic; minced
  • Salt & Pepper to taste
  • Water to cover beans
  1. Sauté onions and garlic in bottom of large pot with olive oil.
  2. Once onions are translucent, add remainder of ingredients. Add enough water to cover beans. Bring to a boil and stir well.
  3. Reduce heat to simmer and simmer stirring occasionally until green beans are tender and water is absorbed.
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12 months ago cucina di mammina

This is also a dish we make in my famiglia's food history! We love to make this all year long with the freshest green beans we can find. My Mammina Loreta prefers to use fresh green board beans as they get buttery and delicious when braised with the tomato and onion, garlic mixture. I always knew Italians and Greeks were closely related siblings :)

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12 months ago cucina di mammina

my apologies, I meant broad beans...

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12 months ago Julie Hyland

It is the best isn't it! I always called Italians my Mediterranean Cousins!!!