Beans in Sofrito Sauce

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Dec. 23, 2011


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



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.


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

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 40 Minutes
Ready In: 40 Minutes
Servings: 4