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Grecian Green Beans Recipe

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This recipe for Grecian Green Beans, by , is from The 2006 Intermatic 115th Anniversary Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Dept. 2078 -- Amie Retz
Added: Wednesday, March 8, 2006


2 (16 oz.) cans - small whole green beans
2 - shallots OR small onions
2 - garlic cloves
c. - parsley, cut-up
2 T. - sugar
2 tsp. - oregano leaves
2 tsp. - prepared mustard
tsp. - salt
c. - Coke
c. - olive oil
2 T. - vinegar

Drain beans and discard liquid. Peel and thinly slice shallots; separate into rings. In large bowl, combine minced garlic with remaining ingredients, stirring until sugar is dissolved. Add beans and shallots; toss lightly with a fork. Pack into a 1 qt. glass jar. Cover and refrigerate several hours or overnight for flavors to blend.

Makes 1 quart. Serve chilled or as a hot vegetable with steak, hamburger or meat loaf. Made ahead and refrigerated, this tangy dish does double duty as a hot vegetable or cold salad and relish.




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