Green Beans in Oil Recipe

green beans in oil

Ingredients for Green Beans in Oil:

  • 1 kilo of green beans (French or runner)
  • 1 large onion, thinly sliced
  • 3 ripe tomatoes, skinned and crushed
  • 1 cup of oil (good quality extra virgin olive oil is best)
  • Salt and pepper

Method for Green Beans in Oil:

  1. Prepare the beans and put into a saucepan with the onion and about half a cup of water.
  2. Cook to soften the onion and beans then add the oil, tomatoes, seasoning and another 2 cups of water.
  3. Boil until well cooked.


This is a Greek dish that turns beans into a really tasty dish on their own.

You can also add diced potatoes but they need par-boiling first.

A good quality Extra Virgin Olive Oil really makes a difference to this dish.

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