Green Beans with Tomatoes (Loubia B’Zeit)
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Green Beans with Tomatoes or Loubia B’Zeit, is a very popular Middle Eastern side dish. In this dish, green beans, onions and garlic are braised in olive oil and tomato sauce until tender and delicious.
Type of Green Beans Used in Loubia B Zeit:
- In Lebanon, Italian green beans are typically used for this recipe, but they are hard to find in the US. A great alternative is string green beans- Both frozen or fresh work just fine! Frozen green beans come already cut into bite size pieces, but if you use fresh green beans, make sure to snip the tops and tails off of each bean and then cut them into two inch pieces.