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Green Beans in Sofrito Sauce    HT  ACC  Sth  American   50mins

Serves 4    Hot   Vegetables  Pork  Accompaniment  Dairy Gluten Wheat free South America



2 Rashers Streaky bacon, diced

1 Slice  Ham, diced (check ingredients Label)

1 Onion, chopped

1/2 Green Capsicum, (sweet pepper) seeded and chopped

2 tomatoes, chopped

1 Garlic Clove, crushed

180ml/6 fl.oz. Water

450g/1lb Green beans

50g/2oz Olives,  chopped

6 Capers, chopped

1 teasp Freshly chopped Oregano

Salt and Black Pepper




1. In a large saucepan, fry the bacon until the fat begins to run then add the ham and onion and cook for a few minutes.


2. Add the tomatoes, garlic and capsicum together with half the water and cook over a low heat for 5 minutes, stirring constantly.


3. Break the beans into short lengths and add to the pan together with the olives, capers, oregano, salt, pepper and the remainder of the water. Cover and simmer for 25 minutes. Serve hot.


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