Wednesday, September 4, 2013

Greek Bean Sauce with Feta Crockpot Recipe

Greek Bean Sauce with Feta Crockpot Recipe

Ingredients needed:

* 1 tablespoon of olive oil
* 2 onions, diced
* 2 cloves garlic, minced
* 1 teaspoon of dried oregano, crumbled
* 1 teaspoon of salt
* 1/2 teaspoon of cracked black peppercorns
* 1 piece of cinnamon stick (approximately 1 inch)
* 1 can of tomatoes with juice, coarsely crushed
* 3 cups of frozen sliced green beans
* 1 batch Slow-Cooked Polenta, optional
* 1/2 cup of crumbled feta cheese
* 1/4 cup of finely chopped dill fronds

Preparation steps:

* In a large skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Add onions and cook, stirring, until softened, about 3 minutes.
* Add garlic, oregano, salt, peppercorns and cinnamon stick and cook, stirring, for 1 minute. Add tomatoes with juice, stirring and breaking up with a spoon. Transfer to crockpot.
* Stir in beans. Cover and cook on low for 6 hours or high for 3 hours, until hot and bubbly. Discard cinnamon stick. To serve, ladle over hot polenta, if using, and sprinkle with feta and dill.


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