Font -  Font +

Fresh Beans with Olive oil

Sample Dishes from Turkish Cuisine

Fresh Beans with Olive oil  (Zeytinyağlı Taze Fasulye)

Green Bean- -1 kg
Tomato3 medium size400 gr
Garlic3 clove10 gr
Onion2 large size200 gr
Salt2 teaspoon12 gr
Sugar3 teaspoon12 gr
Olive Oil8 tablespoon80 gr
Water (hot)1/4 cup50 gr


Snap off ends of beans. Divide into 2 portions. Leave 1 portion whole. Cut remaining portion 3-3 1/2 cm ( 1 1/2- 1 3/4 inch) long chunks. Place 1 whole tomato in center of a shallow saucepan. Arrange whole beans around tomato, side by side. Spread cut beans over. Sprinkle with garlic cloves. Top with thinly sliced onion and tomatoes. Season with salt and sugar. Add olive oil and hot water. Cover and simmer for 45-50 minutes or until tender. Remove from heat; cool. Turn up-side down on a serving plate: Serve cold.

Servings: 6

Nutritional Value
(in approximately one serving)

Energy200 cal
Protein4,1 g
Fat13,8 g
Carbohydrates18,5 g
Calcium102 mg
Iron1,74 mg
Phosphorus96 mg
Zinc1 mg
Sodium798 mg
Vitamin A1437 iu
Thiamine0,15 mg
Riboflavin0,17 mg
Niacin1,23 mg
Vitamin C23 mg
Cholesterol0 mg

Regional Characteristics:

It is prepared in the western regions and served for lunch or supper as a side dish.