Healthy Travel: Fasolakia, Greek Style Green Beans
Cuisine: Greek
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Serves: 4
  • 1½ cup cut Green Beans
  • 1 can White Beans
  • 3-4 small Potatoes (or one big one)
  • 1 can Diced Tomatoes
  • 2-3 tbsp Cooking Oil
  • ½ tbsp Oregano
  • ½ tbsp Basil
  • Salt and Pepper to taste
  • 1 tbsp Tomato Paste (optional)
  • 1 lemon (optional)
  1. Heat a few tablespoons of oil over medium heat.
  2. Chop the potatoes into small chunks, and add them to the pan.
  3. In the meantime, cut the green beans into pieces.
  4. After the potatoes have sauteed for a few minutes, add the green beans to the pan.
  5. Add the can of tomatoes, ¼ cup of water, the tomato paste, if using, and the herbs to the pan.
  6. Cover, and allow this mixture to simmer for about 20 minutes until the vegetables are tender.
  7. Drain and rinse the beans, set aside.
  8. Once the vegetables are almost cooked, add the beans to the pan and cook another 10 minutes or so.
  9. Finally, squeeze some lemon juice over the dish, and enjoy!
Recipe by World Wide Vegetarian at