Fasolakia Prasina Yiahni (Green Beans In Oil)

Course : Greek
Serves: 6
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3 pounds green beans -- fresh
1 1/2 cups oil
2 medium Onions -- med., minced
1 1/2 pounds tomatoes -- peeled, strained or
1 tablespoon tomato paste + 2 cup water
2 tablespoons parsley -- minced
1 teaspoon salt and pepper to taste
2 tablespoons water as needed

Preparation / Directions:

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 sauté 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 and 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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