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Venetian Green Beans

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Ingredients
  Green beans 1 1⁄4 Pound
  Tomatoes 16 Ounce (fresh / canned)
  Onion 1 Medium
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm)
  Butter/2 tablespoon oil 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Bouquet garni 1
  Dried oregano/Marjoram 1⁄4 Teaspoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Cut the beans and remove strings if necessary.
2) Blanch, peel and chop the fresh tomatoes or drain and chop canned tomatoes.
3) Peel the onion and chop.
4) Peel the garlic and crush it.

MAKING
5) In a saucepan, heat the butter or oil and fry the onion till browned.
6) Add beans, tomatoes, garlic, bouquet garni, oregano or marjoram and seasoning.
7) Cover the pan and simmer over a very low heat for 1 hour.
8) If necessary add a little boiling water during cooking to prevent sticking.

SERVING
9) Serve hot green beans with boiled potatoes and crusty bread.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Italian
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Simmering
Ingredient: 
Bean
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
70 Minutes
Ready In: 
85 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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