Lebanese Braised Green Beans and Tomatoes by @thelebaneseplate

Made with Polpa

Mutti Polpa keeps all the freshness of freshly picked tomatoes. This unique product combines the finely cut pulpy part of the fruit with its own juice.


25 min (COOK TIME: 25 min)

Easy

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 red onion, thinly sliced
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 400 g tin Mutti Polpa
  • 400 g green beans, washed, trimmed and cut in half lengthways
  • 1 teaspoons baharat (Lebanese seven spice mix)
  • 1 tablespoon Mutti passata
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • Lebanese pita bread or a crusty loaf
  • leaves Fresh parsley

Method

  1. Heat olive oil in a fry pan over medium heat. Add onions and garlic and sauté until onion softens.
  2. Add the can of Mutti Polpa, Mutti Passata, baharat, salt & pepper and fry for 2 – 3 minutes.
  3. Add green beans and bring the mixture to the boil then turn heat down to low and leave to simmer for a further 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  4. Serve green beans & tomatoes topped with fresh parsley leaves & a side of bread. Or for a modern twist, serve on a piece of toasted crusty bread topped with soft poached egg.

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Also made with: Polpa