Fasolakia – Greek Green Beans


1 tablespoon olive oil
1 onion finely diced
220g French beans (purple or green)
1 large carrot
1 clove garlic crushed
10g ginger grated or finely diced
2 tomatoes diced
1 red chilli pepper finely sliced
1 teaspoon ground coriander
Handful fresh herbs parsley or coriander
200 ml vegetable stock


  1. Chop the onion and put it in the saucepan with a little olive oil.  Cook for about 5 minutes until soft.
  2. Add all the other ingredients to the pan, reserving some of the herbs to garnish with.
  3. Simmer over a low heat for about 45 minutes.
  4. Serve with crusty bread.


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