Fasolakia prasina yiahni (green beans in oil)

Yield: 6 servings

Measure Ingredient
3 pounds Green beans, fresh
1½ cup Oil
2 eaches Onions, med., minced
1½ pounds Tomatoes, peeled,strained OR
1 tablespoon Tomato paste + 2 c. water
2 tablespoons Parsley, minced
\N \N Salt & pepper to taste
\N \N Water as needed

Wash beans and break them in half or slice them lengthwise. Place in a large pot of cold water. Heat the oil in a large pot and saute the onions in it until soft and limp; add the tomatoes (or diluted tomato paste), and bring to boil. Drain the beans and add them to pot. Add parsley, salt & pepper, and enough water to barely cover beans. Cook over med. heat until liquid is absorbed but the oil remains (30 to 45 min.).

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