String (Green) Beans ~ Syrian Style

"Delicious and so simple to make!"

2 lbs. fresh string (green) beans, ends trimmed and halved
4 Tbs. olive oil
2 large onions, quartered and sliced
6 large tomatoes, cored and chopped
1 can crushed tomatoes
1/2 cup chicken stock
1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
Sea salt and pepper to taste


1.      In a stock pot, sauté the onions in olive oil until they soften (10-12 minutes).

2.      Add the string beans to the pot.

3.      Cover the beans with the tomatoes and tomato puree.

4.      Add 1/4 cup of chicken stock.

5.      Season with nutmeg; sea salt and pepper to taste.

6.      Cover and simmer on low for 1 hour or until beans soften.

7.      Serve and enjoy!


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