Giant beans in the oven

Giant beans in the oven

This is a great recipe for extremely delicious gigantes (giant beans) in the oven!!

Recipe by sweety9

Cookpad Greece


  1. 500 g giant beans
  2. 2 peppers, one red and one green
  3. 250 g grated tomato or tomato sauce
  4. 2-3 tbsp tomato paste dissolved in a little water
  5. parsley and dill finely chopped
  6. 2-3 medium-sized carrots in slices
  7. 1 large onion, finely chopped
  8. 1 clove garlic
  9. 2-3 bay leaves
  10. olive oil, salt, pepper and a little cinnamon


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    Soak the beans overnight (if you want you can add a little baking soda).

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    Boil them on the next day until tender, discarding the first batch of water that you boil them in.

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    Once they are tender add the finely chopped onion, garlic and peppers, the carrot slices, the bay leaves and allow them to boil for a while.

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    Then add the tomato (both the grated and the tomato paste), allow it to boil for a couple of minutes and finally add the olive oil, the dill, the parsley and the spices.

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    Empty in a pyrex baking tray and bake at 160°C for about 1 to 1 1/2 hour, until the beans have absorbed most of the liquids.

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