Fasolia plaki (greek baked beans)

Yield: 6 servings

Measure Ingredient
1½ cup Great Northern, dried; or
\N \N ;navy or other beans, soaked
\N \N ;overnight and drained
¼ cup Oil
2 \N Onion; chopped
1 clove Garlic; chopped
11 cups Pureed tomato
2 tablespoons Vinegar
3 tablespoons Honey
1 \N Bay leaf
2 \N Cloves, whole
¼ cup Kefalortir; or Parmesan
\N \N ;cheese

Note: Kefalortir is a hard goat cheese, similar to parmesan.

Place the beans in a large pot, cover with water, cover the pot, and cook the beans for 1½ to 2 hours, or until they are tender.

Drain the beans.

Heat the oil in a saucepan and fry the onions until they are soft.

Add all of the remaining ingredients except the cheese, plus 2 cups of water, and bring them to a boil to make a sauce.

When the beans are cooked, drain them. Mix the sauce with the beans and pour the mixture into a shallow baking pan. Bake for 30 minutes in a preheated 375 degree (F) oven. Sprinkle the top with cheese and serve. misc03

Source: Theresa Karas Yianilos; The Complete Greek Cookbook MMed by: earl.cravens@...

Submitted By EARL CRAVENS On 12-24-94

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