Armenian FasouliaSubmitted by: YERVANT
IntroductionAn 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.
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
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.