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Braised Green Beans

Braised Grain Beans

Course Side Dish
Cuisine Turkish
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 75 kcal


  • 500 g fresh green romano flat beans, cut into 3 pieces
  • 3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 cup onion diced
  • 1 cup tomatoes diced
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 2 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/2 cup water


  1. Pour the extra virgin olive oil, diced onions and diced tomatoes in to a pan. Then put the green beans in a pan and stir them.

  2. Add the sugar, black pepper and salt and water and stir all and close the lid. Cook over medium-low heat about 35 minutes.

  3. Serve hot or cold.

Recipe Notes

Tip: I always prefer olive oiled dishes to be served cold. Let the dish rest in the refrigerator for an hour or some. You will taste the difference.