Turkish Green Bean "Salad"
there are variations on this dish, but this is a good, solid recipe. 
 
turkish green beans in olive oil - zeytinyali yesil fasulye 
 
2-1/4 lb.  green beans, flat or blue lake
1 cup  olive oil
3 large  onions, chopped
2   ripe tomatoes, peeled and chopped
5 - 6 cup  water
2 tsp  salt or to taste
  squeeze of lemon to taste
 
clean and trim beans, and set aside. sauté onions, chopped tomatoes, and 
salt in one cup olive oil until onions are soft. add the green beans, 
lower heat, cover and cook for about 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, 
until beans change color. add water, bring to a boil, lower heat and 
simmer until green beans are tender. squeeze lemon (to taste) into dish 
and stir well. cool and pour into serving dish. serve cold or at room 
temperature. 
 
sometimes i like to drizzle a little olive oil over the top before 
serving. 
 
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(ID: 6066) Mirror: rec.food.recipes: Thu, Sep 23, 2004


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