Get the recipe for Fasolakia (Greek stewed green beans with slow cooked beef)

Geoffrey Patmides from The Local Greek joined The PLACE with a Greek dish called fasolakia.  That is a stewed green beans with slow cooked beef.  It is a very traditional dish in the fall and winter seasons.

Ingredients-
(Beef)
1 teaspoon vegetable oil
4 pounds beef short ribs, cut between the bones into 2 inch pieces
2 teaspoons plus 1/2 teaspoon Kosher salt
1 large onion, sliced
3 ounces tomato paste (half of a can, about 1/4 cup)
1 cup Belgian dark ale
1 cup chicken stock (preferably homemade) or water
6 sprigs fresh thyme
1 bay leaf

(Stewed green beans)
2 lbs green beans
1 onion diced
2 cans crushed tomato
1/2 cup tomato paste
2 cups beef stock
1 cup chopped mint
1 bunch chopped parsley
4 -5 potatoes cut into 1/2 inch pieces
6 garlic cloves minced
1/2 cup oregano
3/4 cup lemon juice
2 bay leaf
1 cup olive oil

Heat olive oil in a stock pot, sweat onions and garlic.
Add the rest of ingredients and cook till green beans are soft.

In a pressure cooked add olive oil, sear short ribs on each side, few min each side
Remove all short rib, add onions and garlic and sautéed , add tomato paste.
Then add remaining ingredients adding short ribs back. Cook for 50-60 min
Or until tender. Deglaze with beer and add short ribs and drippings into the green beans.

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