Green Beans, Mediterranean Style
|Fresh green beans||1 Pound|
|Onion||1 Large, chopped|
|Olive oil/Salad oil||4 Tablespoon|
|Green pepper||1⁄2 , seeded and chopped|
|Celery stalks||1 , chopped|
|Water||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
Remove ends and strings from green beans.
Cut beans in 2-inch lengths.
In a wide frying pan, cook onion in oil over high heat, stirring, until onion is soft but not brown.
Add green pepper and celery; cook over moderate heat, covered, for 5 minutes; stir occasionally.
Add beans and water to vegetables and continue to cook, covered, over moderate heat for 20 minutes, stirring occasionally.