In Greek: φασολάκια με κολοκυθάκια, pronounced fah-so-LAHK-yah meh koh-loh-kee-THAHK-yah
This recipe combines simple tastes to create a delicious side dish or meatless main dish.
Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 1 hour, 30 minutes
- 1 pound of fresh green beans (string, pole, snap)
- 3/4 pound of small zucchini
- 1 medium onion, diced
- 1 large tomato, puréeed
- 1/3 cup of olive oil
- 1 teaspoon of salt
- 1 1/2 cups of water
Snip the ends off the beans. With a sharp knife, cut off the string that runs down the bean (on one or both sides). Trim the ends of the zucchini and cut in half, crosswise. Slice part way through each piece, lengthwise.
In a large saucepan, sauté the tomato and onion in the oil over medium heat. When the onion softens, add beans, zucchini, and salt. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer covered for one hour.
Yield: serves 4 as a side dish, 2 as a main dish
Serve Green Beans and Zucchini with feta cheese on the side.