Recipe of the Week

Recipe of the Week
Stewed Green Beans

Ingredients:

  • 2 lbs. FRESH green beans
  • ½ cup Virgin olive oil
  • 1 large onion, finely sliced
  • 6 cloves of garlic, sliced
  • 2 cups tomatoes diced with juice
  • ½ cup tomato sauce
  • 2 cups celery with leaves finely chopped
  • WATER TO COVER
  • 1 T. fresh mint, finely chopped
  • ½ cup parsley, finely chopped
  • 2 T. fresh dill, finely chopped
  • Salt & pepper to taste

Directions:

  • Cut off tips from beans, wash and set aside.
  • Heat oil in heavy pan and sauté onions until soft. Then add garlic and stir. Add green beans, water, tomatoes. Cover and bring to a boil.
  • Reduce to a gentle boil. Add mint, parsley, dill and salt & pepper.
  • Cook approx. 1 hour and 15 minutes, stirring occasionally until beans are soft and the sauce a creamy consistency.
  • Cook the beans thoroughly but don’t over cook. Remove from heat, let stand 10 minutes and serve.

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