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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 372.8
  • Total Fat: 18.4 g
  • Cholesterol: 87.6 mg
  • Sodium: 426.3 mg
  • Total Carbs: 24.8 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 9.9 g
  • Protein: 6.0 g

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Armenian Fasoulia

Submitted by: YERVANT

Introduction

An Armenian dish of stew beef and green beans coated with a light tomato sauce. Cinnamon adds a subtle flavor to this traditional winter dish. An Armenian dish of stew beef and green beans coated with a light tomato sauce. Cinnamon adds a subtle flavor to this traditional winter dish.
Number of Servings: 4

Ingredients

    1 lb. stew beef (Up to 1.5 lbs.)
    1 Tbsp. butter (Up to 2 Tbsp.)
    1 tsp. ground cinnamon
    1/2 tsp. Aleppo pepper
    1 cup water
    1 small can tomato paste*
    2 lb. green beans: fresh trimmed, frozen whole or frozen cut


Directions

Cut meat into bite-size pieces. Sauté meat in butter or margarine over medium-high heat until browned. Add tomato paste, cinnamon, Aleppo pepper, and water. Simmer over low heat for 1 1/2 - 2 hours. Add green beans simmer another 20 minutes or until tender.

Makes four generous servings as a main dish. Serve with bulgur pilaf. Top each serving with a little yogurt if desired.

*Can substitute one 1 lb. can tomatoes for tomato paste and water.

If you cannot obtain Aleppo pepper (available at Middle Eastern stores) paprika with a dash of cayenne makes a good substitute.

Nutrional amounts are based on 1 pound of meat and 1 tablespoon of butter.

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user YERVANT.






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