Middle Eastern Spiced Green Beans with Olive Oil and Tomato (Loubieh bil Zayt)
Middle Eastern Spiced Green Beans with Olive Oil and Tomato (Loubieh bil Zayt)
  • prep: 15 min
  • cook: 45 min
  • total: 1 hr
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  • Summary

    Middle Eastern Spiced Green Beans with Olive Oil and Tomato (Loubieh bil Zayt) is a dish that’s simple to make, but complex in flavor. This dish is heady with aromatic spices, onion, and garlic, and the green beans take on a nutty flavor after being toasted in olive oil.

    Ingredients

    • 4 tablespoons olive oil
    • 1 large onion, diced
    • 1 lb (450 g) green beans, stem ends trimmed and cut into 1-2 inch (2.5-5 cm) pieces
    • 4 cloves garlic, crushed in a mortar and pestle with ¾ teaspoon salt
    • ¼ teaspoon cinnamon and allspice
    • ? teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
    • 1 pinch nutmeg
    • 1 lb (450 g) tomatoes (about 3 medium), diced
    • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
    • ½ cup (125 ml) water

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 179 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 14 g 22.26%
    • Saturated Fat: 2 g 10.23%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 0 mg 0.14%
    • Sodium: 58 mg 2.41%
    • Calcium: 39 mg 3.88%
    • Potassium: 320 mg 9.15%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 1 mg 5.13%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 11 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 2 g 8.24%
    • Sugar: 4 g
    • Protein: 2 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 2 g
    • Vitamin A 20.86%
    • Vitamin C 28.97%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat3
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables1
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total1 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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