Olga Thompson: Fasolakia Lathera

Guest: Olga Thompson

Recording date: 8 Feb 2019

Location: Letchworth Garden City

Recipe: Fasolakia Lathera

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Ingredients

  • 1 kilo of fresh or frozen green beans
  • 1/4 cup of olive oil
  • 1 big onion, finely chopped
  • 2 big potatoes cut in 4 or 6 pieces each
  • 4 – 5 ripe fresh tomatoes peeled or 1 can (440 grams) of whole tomatoes with their juice
  • 1 tbsp tomato paste
  • Salt and pepper
  • 2 cups of water

Instructions

1

Sautee potatoes in a few glugs of olive oil

2

After a few minutes, add onion and another glug or two of olive oil

3

After another few minutes, add tomatoes and another glug or two of olive oil

4

Add remaining ingredients and let simmer

5

Shortly before serving, add the green beans and cook until softened, but still with a bite

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