Braised String Beans (Fassoulakia Yahni)

         Yield: 4 Servings
Categories: Greek, Beans, Vegetables

Karen Mintzias 1 lg Onion; chopped 1 sm Garlic clove; minced 3/4 c Olive oil 1 ts Tomato paste 1/2 Fresh tomato -- peeled and chopped 1 lb String beans Parsley or mint; chopped Salt and pepper Water Saute onion and garlic in olive oil until soft. Add tomato paste and fresh tomato and simmer until sauce is slightly thickened. Add string beans and seasoning and enough water to cover. Cover and cook until beans are tender. Makes 4-6 servings.