Palestine: Green beans with olive oil ( Loubya bi Zayt) لوبيا بالزيت


1/2kg of fresh green beans, trimmed
400g ripe tomatoes, diced or 1 tin of crushed tomatoes
3 brown onions, chopped
2 cloves of garlic crushed
3 tbs olive oil
2 tbs lemon juice
salt & pepper


Heat the olive oil in a pan over a medium heat. Add the chopped onions and sauté until very soft, around 10 minutes
Add the garlic, beans, salt and pepper and any dried herbs and saute for on a low heat for 10-15 minutes, or till the beans started to wilt.
Add the tomatoes and lemon juice, then bring to a boil.
Cover and cook over a very low heat until the tomatoes form a thick sauce – around 45 minutes.
Season with fresh herbs or salt & pepper here if using them, but delicious as is.

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