Green Bean Casserole, Greek Style

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Mediterranean
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings: 8 servings
Calories: 170kcal
Author: Amira
Easy Green Bean Casserole recipe that is very unique. Forget about the canned stuff with this fresh green bean casserole from scratch.
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Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup olive oil + extra for drizzling
  • 1 medium yellow onion diced.
  • 4 garlic cloves minced.
  • 2 teaspoon dry oregano.
  • 1 1/4 cup water.
  • 1 1/2 pounds green beans cut and trimmed, can use frozen.
  • 1 pound Yukon Gold potatoes peeled and cut into 1 inch cubes.
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda.
  • 1 14.5 ounces can diced tomatoes.
  • 2 Tablespoons tomato paste.
  • Salt and pepper to taste.
  • 1 Tablespoon lemon juice.
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil.

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 300F.
  • In an oven safe pan, or dutch oven, heat olive oil on medium until shimmering.
  • Sauce onions until softened and translucent about 4-5 minutes.
  • Add garlic and oregano until fragrant.
  • Add water, beans, potato and baking soda.
  • Bring to simmer and cook for about 10 minutes.
  • Stir in diced tomato, tomato paste, salt and pepper.
  • Place pot in oven and cook for about 45 minutes.
  • Stir in lemon juice.
  • Transfer to serving dish, garnish with basil and a drizzle of olive oil.

Notes

Nutrition Facts
Green Bean Casserole, Greek Style
Amount Per Serving
Calories 170 Calories from Fat 77
% Daily Value*
Fat 8.6g13%
Saturated Fat 1.2g8%
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.9g
Monounsaturated Fat 6.2g
Sodium 157.2mg7%
Potassium 298.1mg9%
Carbohydrates 19.9g7%
Fiber 3.8g16%
Sugar 3.4g4%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin A 375IU8%
Vitamin C 34.5mg42%
Calcium 63mg6%
Iron 1.3mg7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Adapted from America's Test Kitchen

Nutrition

Calories: 170kcal | Carbohydrates: 19.9g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 8.6g | Saturated Fat: 1.2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.9g | Monounsaturated Fat: 6.2g | Sodium: 157.2mg | Potassium: 298.1mg | Fiber: 3.8g | Sugar: 3.4g | Vitamin A: 375IU | Vitamin C: 34.5mg | Calcium: 63mg | Iron: 1.3mg

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