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Green Beans Stew With Meat

Sample Dishes from Turkish Cuisine

Green Beans Stew With Meat (Etli Taze Fasulye)

Green Beans--1 kg
Tomatoes2 medium size250 gr
Onions2 large size150 gr
Boneless lamb shoulder or shank--250 gr
Butter or margarine3 tablespoons30 gr
Tomato paste1 tablespoon10 gr
Salt2 teaspoon12 gr
Water2 cups400 ml


Cut meat into 2 1/2-3 cm (1-1 1/4, inch) cubes. Combine with finely chopped onions. Brown in margarine for 8-10 minutes; drain. Add tomato paste, lukewarm water and salt; stir. Cover and simmer for 40 minutes or until meat is tender. Snap off ends of beans. Cut crosswise into 4-5 cm (1 1/2-2 inch) long pieces. Add to simmering meat mixing well. Cover and simmer for 15-20 minutes or until beans are tender. Stir in tomatoes cut into quarters. Simmer covered for 10-15 minutes. Serve hot.

Servings: 6

Nutritional Value
(in approximately one serving)

Energy178 cal
Protein11,3 g
Fat9,3 g
Carbohydrates14,6 g
Calcium99 mg
Iron2,70 mg
Phosphorus163 mg
Zinc2 mg
Sodium796 mg
Vitamin A1411 iu
Thiamine0,19 mg
Riboflavin0,26 mg
Niacin3,68 mg
Vitamin C20 mg
Cholesterol36 mg

Regional Characteristics:

It is very popular summer dish, served with rice or bulgur pilaf and cacık.