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Fashoulakia

Photo: Karry Hosford
Yield 8 servings (serving size: 1 cup)
This classic Greek green bean side is traditionally served at room temperature. It's great for barbecues or with sandwiches.

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1/3 cup finely chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh mint
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh or 1 teaspoon dried dill
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 pounds green beans, trimmed
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 (14.5-ounce) cans stewed tomatoes, undrained

Nutrition Information

  • calories 105
  • caloriesfromfat 34 %
  • fat 3.7 g
  • satfat 0.5 g
  • monofat 2.5 g
  • polyfat 0.4 g
  • protein 3.5 g
  • carbohydrate 17.5 g
  • fiber 5.4 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 2.4 mg
  • sodium 382 mg
  • calcium 93 mg

How to Make It

  1. Heat oil in a stockpot over medium-high heat. Add onion; sauté 3 minutes. Add herbs and garlic; sauté 4 minutes. Add beans and remaining ingredients; bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 30 minutes or until beans are tender.

Mother's Bistro and Bar, Portland, Oregon