Bulgarian style green bean stew

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Bulgarian style green bean stew


500 g flat green beans (or yellow)
1 tomato
1 carrot
2-3 cloves of garlic
2 spring onions
1 teaspoon paprika
1 tablespoon flour
Fresh parsley and mint
Dried parsley and mint
Salt, oil and pepper


Cut the spring onion and garlic into small pieces, grate the carrots. In a saucepan, heat a little oil and stew the vegetables briefly, covered. Then put the paprika, stir and add quickly the grated tomato. Sprinkle the flour over and stir to evenly distribute. Add gradually 1 cup of hot water, beating vigorously until smooth.

When boiling resumes, add the green beans (washed and cut into pieces of 4-5 cm. Season the stew with salt, pepper, parsley and mint (fresh and dried). Cover the saucepan and cook at small bubbles about 30-40 minutes. Then, let the green bean stew rest about 20 minutes off the heat.

Serve with a sprinkling of chopped parsley and a cup of plain yogurt.

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2 Responses to Bulgarian style green bean stew

  1. Maryann says:

    In your instructions I never heard of grating a tomato. Do you mean chop?

    • TiKi says:

      I do grate it! It’s easy and you don’t need to peel it off first as the peel stays in your hand. I am sorry for taking soooo long to reply :)

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