Gigantes Plaki (Butter beans in tomato sauce)

Servings: Serves 6-8 (as a side) or serves 3 (as a main)

Nutritional Information:

Per 100g

Calories 88 Fat 4.8g Saturates 0.7g Carbohydrates 0.7g Sugars 3.3g Protein 2.7g Salt 0.18g


Ingredients

Method

1

Preheat oven to 200°C (Gas Mark 6, 400°F).

2

Heat 2 tablespoons olive oil and fry the onions and garlic until soft.

3

Add the tomatoes, the tomato puree, the cinnamon and oregano until sauce starts to thicken.

4

Add the butter beans and the stock and let simmer for 15 mins until sauce starts to thicken. Then add the green beans.

5

Season with the salt and pepper, add the sugar then add the dill (save some to garnish).

6

Transfer to a 13 x 9-inch baking dish, drizzle over the rest of the olive oil and bake in the oven for 30 mins.

7

Serve as a side dish or as a main with some crusty bread and garnish with the left over dill.

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