Lebanese Food & Drink Ideas
Meat with Green Beans
This is a Lebanese-style curry that goes perfectly well with rice. Beans are a great source of minerals and vitamins, and they are very diet-friendly.
For US to UK equivalents see this rough guide
- 1 lbs lamb or beef cut into cubes
- 3 tbsp olive oil
- 1 chopped onion
- 1 cup white beans
- 1 cup green beans
- 1 cup mashed tomatoes
- 1/4 cup tomato paste
- 1/4 tsp cinnamon
- Salt & pepper to taste
- 1 cup water
Fry the onions till they are golden brown and add the meat. Continue cooking till the meat is almost done but not too brown.
Add salt, pepper to taste, tomato paste and tomatoes. Mix well and fry for another 4-5 min.
Add the vegetable stock to the pan and simmer the meat in the stock until it's completely cooked.
Add beans and chopped parsley. The dish is ready when the water is fully absorbed.
Serve hot with rice or pita bread.
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For US to UK equivalents for food weights and measurements see this rough guide
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