Greek green and borlotti beans recipe (Fasolakia Ladera) Written by Me To Mati Published on April 26, 2019 in Vegetables Translate to English Greek Share62TweetPinYumVibeWhatsAppEmail62 SharesJump to RecipePrint Recipe Pin Print Greek green and borlotti beans recipe (Fasolakia Ladera) 5 from 1 vote Recipe by Me To Mati #passionfood Course: MainCuisine: Mediterranean CuisineDifficulty: Easy Servings6servingsPrep time30minutesCooking time1hour As is in most Greek cuisine’s olive oil is used and the trick with this dish is that you utilise ample olive oil. We use between half to 1 cup of good olive oil. You can use whatever beans you have available and other vegetables such as carrots and potatoes can be added stewed in olive oil and tomatoes.Yum! This dish is extremely easy to cook and is so good for you. A vegetable-based meal that is rich in antioxidants, fibre and vitamins, so good for everyone. Ingredients 300 borlotti beans 300 green beans 300 flat green beans1 cup olive oil 3 – 4 garlic cloves (roughly chopped) 2 – 3 onions (roughly chopped) 2 carrots (cut into quarters) red wine (quarter cup)1 cup of water500 g tomatoes (crushed) salt (to taste) pepper (to taste) optional: 4 potatoes, (cut into quarters) Instructions Prepare beans by washing green beans and removing ends and strings from green beans, refer to the illustration for step by step instructions. Peel borlotti beans keeping the beans and discarding the skins, washing the beans. Add olive oil to a hot pot and add garlic and onions once oil begins to sizzle.Stir ingredients thoroughly until ingredients begin to turn a golden colour.Add borlotti beans mixing through ingredients thoroughly for approximately 5 minutes before adding carrots.Stir through thoroughly before adding wine to the ingredients and allowing the alcohol to evaporate (approximately 1 minute).Add flat green beans. Add green beans to the pot, stirring through all the ingredients and covering the pot for 10 minutes allowing the ingredients to simmer. Uncover the pot, mixing ingredients thoroughly and again covering the pot for a further 10 minutes before adding tomatoes.Add tomatoes stirring ingredients thoroughly and adding water to the mixture as you continue to stir.Stir through salt and pepper ensuring ingredients are well coated before covering the pot for a further 15 minutes.Turn heat off, mixing ingredients and serving.Optional: Serve with feta cheese as a side accompaniment. Recipe Video Notes Did you know the Greek word “ladera” means “oily”? Did you make this recipe? Tag @me_to_mati on Instagram Like this recipe? Follow us @me_to_mati on Pinterest Love our recipes? Like us on Facebook Share62TweetPinYumVibeWhatsAppEmail62 Shares Don't miss out!Subscribe To Our NewsletterReceive Yummy Recipes in your inboxInvalid email address Give it a try. You can unsubscribe at any time.Thanks for subscribing!