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Green beans in olive oil

Green beans in olive oil

Zeytinyagli Taze Fasulye (green beans in olive oil) is a Turkish Aegean favorite. The ingredients are easy to find and it is fairly easy to cook this dish.

  • Tomatoe > 3 Medium Size
  • Garlic > Clove
  • Onion > 2 Large Size
  • Salt > 2 Teaspoon
  • Sugar > 3 Teaspoon
  • Olive Oil > 8 Tablespoon
  • Water (Hot) > 1/4 Cup

Snap off ends of beans.

Divide into 2 portions.

Leave 1 portion whole.

Cut remaining portion into 3-3 1/2 cm ( 1 1/2- 1 3/4 inch) long chunks.

Place 1 whole tomato in center of a shallow saucepan.

Arrange whole beans around tomato, side by side.

Spread cut beans over.

Sprinkle with garlic cloves.

Top with thinly sliced onion and tomatoes.

Season with salt and sugar.

Add olive oil and hot water.

Cover and simmer for 45-50 minutes or until tender.

Remove from heat; cool.

Turn up-side down on a serving plate.

Serve warm or cold.


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