Zeytinyagli Taze Fasulye (Fresh Beans With Olive Oil)


  • 1 kg green bean
  • 3 medium tomatoes
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 2 large onions
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 3 teaspoons sugar
  • 8 tablespoons Olive oil
  • 1/4 cup hot water


Snap off ends of beans. Divide into 2 portions. Leave 1 portion whole. Cut remaining portion into 3-3 1/2 cm ( 1 1/2- 1 3/4 inch) long chunks. Place 1 whole tomato in center of a shallow saucepan. Arrange whole beans around tomato, side by side. Spread cut beans over. Sprinkle with garlic cloves. Top with thinly sliced onion and tomatoes. Seasons with salt and sugar. Add olive oil and hot water. Cover and simmer for 45-50 minutes or until tender. Remove from heat; cool. Turn up side down on a serving plate. Serve cold.

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