Flat Beans with Tomatoes
Flat beans with tomatoes
- 3 tablespoon olive oil
- 1 small onion, roughly chopped
- 2 teaspoon ground cumin
- 400g tomatoes, roughly chopped
- 0.25 tablespoon tomato puree
- 0.25 tablespoon brown sugar
- juice from half a lemon
- 250g flat beans, cut into strips
- 2 sprigs of mint
- 2 cloves garlic
Heat the olive oil in a heavy pan.
Saute the onion and garlic till golden and soft.
Add cumin, tomatoes, salt and pepper. Stir for 5 mins to coat in oil.
All 50 ml water, tomato puree, sugar, lemon juice.
Cover and cook on a medium heat for 15 mins.
Stir and press down from time to time to help the tomato disintegrate.
Stir in the beans, cook for a further 10 mons. Adding more water if it starts to dry out.
Stir in some olive oil, the mint and check seasoning. Serve.
Can be served hot as a side dish or cold as a salad.