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Beans In Sofrito Sauce

Ingredients
  Bacon rasher 1 , diced
  Ham slice 1 , diced
  Onion 1 , chopped
  Green capsicum 1⁄2 , deseeded, diced
  Tomatoes 2 , skinned, chopped
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), peeled, crushed
  Water 6 Ounce
  Green beans 1 Pound
  Olives 2 Ounce
  Capers 6
  Oregano 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Ground black pepper 1 Teaspoon
Directions

MAKING
1) In a saucepan, add the diced bacon. Cook on low flame till the meat lets out its juices.
2) Add in the ham and onions. Cook for a few minutes.
3) Add in the capsicum, tomatoes, garlic and 3 ounces of water. Cover the pan and cook over a low flame for 5 minutes. Keep stirring continously.
4) Wash the beans. Remove the strings from the sides along with the tip ends. Break the beans into little pieces.
5) Also, take the stones out from the olives and chop them along with the capers.
6) Into the pan, add in the beans, olives, capers, oregano, salt and pepper. Add in the remaining water. Cover the pan and cook on low flame for 25 minutes.

SERVING
7) Serve the Beans In Sofrito Sauce hot, garnished with chopped parsley, if desired.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Simmering
Ingredient: 
Bean
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Cook Time: 
40 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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