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Braised String Beans (Fassoulakia Yahni)



Low Cholesterol, Cholesterol-Free, Trans-fat Free, Good source of fiber, Very low in sodium, Low Sodium


1 large onions
1 small garlic cloves
¾ cup olive oil
1 teaspoon tomato paste
½ each tomatoes
fresh, peeled and chopped
1 pound green beans
1 x parsley leaves
or mint, chopped
1 x salt and black pepper
to taste
1 x water


Sauté 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 to 6 servings.


* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 208g (7.3 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 41189% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 41g 63%
Saturated Fat 6g 28%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 11mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 4g 4%
Dietary Fiber 5g 19%
Sugars g
Protein 5g
Vitamin A 19% Vitamin C 39%
Calcium 5% Iron 9%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?


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