Greek Beans

This is a really easy, lovely med style dish that works for lunch or diner. Plus it takes hardly any effort so right up my street on a bust week day.


Serves 4-6


  • 2tbsp oil


  • 2 onions, diced


  • 6 garlic cloves, diced


  • 250g on the vine tomatoes, diced


  • 2tbsp tomato puree


  • 4 cartons chopped tomatoes


  • 3 cartons butter beans, drained


  • 1tsp cinnamon


  • 1tbsp oregano


  • 400ml water


  • 150g feta


  • Parsley and crisp bread to serve


  1. Heat the oil and cook the onion, garlic and tomato until soft.
  2. Add the tomato puree, chopped tomatoes, cinnamon, oregano and water and butter beans and simmer until thickened (around 30mins).
  3. Serve with feta crumbled on top, a scattering of parsley and crispy bread or potatoes to stuff.

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