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Arni me Fasolakia (Lamb with Green Beans)


  • 1 kilo of Lamb
  • 1 kilo of Green Beans
  • 1/2 a cup of corn oil
  • 1 1/2 cup of hot water
  • 2 tbsp of tomato paste
  • 1 medium chopped onion
  • 2 ripped tomatoes
  • Salt and pepper to taste
Arni me Fasolakia (Lamb with Green Beans)

Lamb with Green Beans

  • Cut Lamb in small pieces, wash and strain.
  • String your beans, cut in half, wash and strain Green Beans.
  • Pour corn oil into a large enough pan, Wait until it heats up and fry your meat until is golden brown.
  • Add the chopped onions, salt and pepper and the tomato paste dissolved in water.
  • Add the rest of the hot water and bring to boil.
  • Simmer for about an hour on low heat for the meat to cook well.
  • Add the Green Beans, ripped tomatoes sliced and cook for about 1/2 an hour or until beans are tender and the sauce is lightly thick.
  • Arni me Fasolakia can be accompanied with boiled potatoes or mashed potatoes.
  • If you prefer, you can add potatoes with the Fasolakia.
  • ing in the sauce and a bottle of nice wine.

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