Loubieh Bi Zeit (Green Beans in oil)

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Authorbaidoone
RatingDifficultyBeginner

Loubieh Bi Zeit (Green Beans in oil) is a light and delicious vegetarian Lebanese appetizer dish
cooked with onion, garlic cloves and ripe tomatoes.

Yields5 Servings
Prep Time15 minsCook Time1 hrTotal Time1 hr 15 mins

 4 tbsp olive oil
 3 onions, chopped
 4 cloves of garlic, crushed
 2 lbs fresh green beans trimmed or frozen (fine green beans)
 1.25 lbs ripe tomatoes - diced, or 2 tins of crushed tomatoes
 2 tbsp lemon juice
 ½ cup hot water
 salt and Pepper (to taste)

1

Heat the oil in a saucepan, add onions and fry till soft.

2

Add garlic and green beans. Keep frying on low heat for 15 minutes, or till the beans start to wilt.

3

Add the tomatoes, lemon juice, water, salt and pepper.

4

Cover and cook on low heat for 45 minutes.

5

Serve cold or warm and with pitta bread.

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Ingredients

 4 tbsp olive oil
 3 onions, chopped
 4 cloves of garlic, crushed
 2 lbs fresh green beans trimmed or frozen (fine green beans)
 1.25 lbs ripe tomatoes - diced, or 2 tins of crushed tomatoes
 2 tbsp lemon juice
 ½ cup hot water
 salt and Pepper (to taste)

Directions

1

Heat the oil in a saucepan, add onions and fry till soft.

2

Add garlic and green beans. Keep frying on low heat for 15 minutes, or till the beans start to wilt.

3

Add the tomatoes, lemon juice, water, salt and pepper.

4

Cover and cook on low heat for 45 minutes.

5

Serve cold or warm and with pitta bread.

Loubieh Bi Zeit (Green Beans in oil)

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