Taste of Cyprus Local Food Gigandes beans with feta

Gigandes beans with feta

Ingredients:

400g (About 2 ½ cups) gigantes beans

1 big onion, finely chopped

5 sprigs of celery, finely chopped1 clove of garlic in slices

1 teaspoon tomato pancake2 large, ripe tomatoes, passed through the blender

125 ml (½ cups) of olive oil

1 teaspoon of oregano

1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar with honey

200gr feta, sliced and crushed

4-6 lettuce for serving

2 tablespoons of chopped parsley

Salt and pepper

Method:

Step 1:

The previous night, soak the beans in a lot of cold water

Step 2:

Next day drain and rinse them thoroughly. Cover them with water, boil for about 1½ hours until they are softened and re-drained.

Step 3:

Preheat the oven to 180 ° C. Heat the olive oil and saute into the onion and garlic until they become light brown.

Step 4:

Move the beans in a pan pour over the sauce and bake in the oven for about 30 minutes.

Step 5:

Put the lettuce to a platter or 4 individual dishes and put the beans on top. Sprinkle with chopped parsley and pour the feta slices over.

Recipe by Pericles Roussounides

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