Olga Thompson: Fasolakia Lathera

Guest: Olga Thompson

Recording date: 8 Feb 2019

Location: Letchworth Garden City

Recipe: Fasolakia Lathera

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  • 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



Sautee potatoes in a few glugs of olive oil


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


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


Add remaining ingredients and let simmer


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

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