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Turkish Beans

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  Haricots verts 1 Pound (450 gram)
  Onions 2 Medium
  Garlic 3 Clove (15 gm)
  Tomatoes 3 Medium
  Green pepper 1
  Salt To Taste
  Ground black pepper To Taste
  Olive oil 2 Tablespoon
  Chopped mixed herbs 1 Tablespoon

Trim the ends of the beans.
Peel and finely chop the onions and garlic.
Skin and slice the tomatoes.
Deseed and dice the pepper.
Cook the beans in well seasoned water for 10 minutes.
Meanwhile, heat the oil in a large pan, add the onions and garlic and cook gently for 10 minutes; take care they do not brown.
Add the tomatoes and pepper.
Cook for 3 to 4 minutes only, as both these ingredients should keep firm.
Strain the beans.
Mix with the other ingredients.
Top with herbs and serve.

Recipe Summary

Side Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 678 Calories from Fat 278

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 32 g48.5%

Saturated Fat 4.5 g22.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 486 mg20.2%

Total Carbohydrates 86 g28.6%

Dietary Fiber 24.8 g99.2%

Sugars 40.9 g

Protein 15 g30.7%

Vitamin A 87.6% Vitamin C 350.2%

Calcium 28.3% Iron 17.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Turkish Beans Recipe