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Greek style green beans with just a few other veggies plus cinnamon and honey are a flavour packed delight
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: vegetables
Cuisine: Greek
Servings: 2
Author: Karon Grieve


  • 500 g/1lb 2 oz green beans
  • 4 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 carrot sliced
  • 1 potato finely diced
  • 1 onion finely chopped
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 2 tbsp fresh parsley chopped
  • 2 ripe tomatoes cored and chopped
  • 1 tsp runny honey
  • pinch of cinnamon
  • salt & pepper


  • Saute the beans in 2 tbsp of the olive oil for 5 minutes and then add the onion and cook till is just turning golden, add the garlic for 2 minutes
  • Add the potato, carrot, parsley, honey, cinamon and seasoning along with the chopped tomatoes
  • Cover with water and bring to the boil and then lower the temperature and simmer till most of the water has evaporated.
  • Stir in the remaining oil
  • Serve warm.