Greek Beans Plaki

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Ah, the humble white bean! With the addition of some kitchen staples and a creamy sauce, this recipe can be a delicious side dish or a filling for tortillas.

Ingredients

 4 cups large dried white beans (great Northern or butter beans)
 1 large onion, chopped
 ½ cup parsley, finely chopped
 2 garlic cloves, minced
 2 carrots, halved and sliced
 2 medium tomatoes, chopped
 1 tablespoon olive oil
 Salt and pepper to taste
Garnish
 Chopped fresh parsley

Instructions

1

Place the beans in a large pot or bowl. Cover with water and soak overnight. Drain and rinse.

2

Put the drained beans in a large pot and cover with water, one inch above the beans. Bring to a boil for 5 minutes. Remove any foam that rises to the surface.

3

Add the remaining ingredients.

4

Cover the pot and reduce the heat to low. Simmer until the water evaporates and the beans are soft.

5

Drizzle with the lemon tahini sauce and garnish with chopped fresh parsley.

Serves 8

Notes
This recipe can be stuffed in Greek Tacos for a delicious hand-held meal.

Greek Tacos

To serve as the protein main dish for a meal, team it with our Greek Salad and a side of our Green Beans Almondine or Flavorful Steamed Vegetables.

Green Beans Almondine

Flavorful Steamed Veggies

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Ingredients

 4 cups large dried white beans (great Northern or butter beans)
 1 large onion, chopped
 ½ cup parsley, finely chopped
 2 garlic cloves, minced
 2 carrots, halved and sliced
 2 medium tomatoes, chopped
 1 tablespoon olive oil
 Salt and pepper to taste
Garnish
 Chopped fresh parsley

Directions

1

Place the beans in a large pot or bowl. Cover with water and soak overnight. Drain and rinse.

2

Put the drained beans in a large pot and cover with water, one inch above the beans. Bring to a boil for 5 minutes. Remove any foam that rises to the surface.

3

Add the remaining ingredients.

4

Cover the pot and reduce the heat to low. Simmer until the water evaporates and the beans are soft.

5

Drizzle with the lemon tahini sauce and garnish with chopped fresh parsley.

Serves 8

Notes
This recipe can be stuffed in Greek Tacos for a delicious hand-held meal.

https://veggiefestchicago.org/recipe/greek-tacos/

To serve as the protein main dish for a meal, team it with our Greek Salad and a side of our Green Beans Almondine or Flavorful Steamed Vegetables.

https://veggiefestchicago.org/recipe/green-beans-almondine/

https://veggiefestchicago.org/recipe/flavorful-steamed-veggies/

Greek Beans Plaki