Meaty Bean Bake

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 2
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Course: Main Recipe
Technique: Bake Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 1/2 kg - green beans
  • a pinch of baking soda
  • 1 tbsp - butter
  • 6 cloves garlic
  • 2 tbsp - oil
  • 1/2 kg - finely minced meat
  • 1 cup - thick tomato puree
  • 1/2 tsp - cinnamon powder
  • 1.5 cups - cream cheese
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup - chopped spring onions
  • salt
  • pepper and mustard
  • 1/2 cup - grated cheese
  • parsley and sliced olives for garnishing

How to Make Meaty Bean Bake

  • Cut the green beans diagonally. Cook in boiling salted water to which a pinch of baking soda has been added. Drain.
  • Toss beans in butter. Keep aside.
  • Fry the chopped garlic, in 2 tbsp. of oil.
  • Add the finely minced meat and cook until the water dries up. Add the thick tomato puree and cinnamon powder. Cook, adding water if necessary, until meat is tender.
  • Arrange beans in a 12.5 x 18.5 dish and cover with meat.
  • Combine cream cheese and 2 eggs in a liquidizer or beat together until there are no lumps.
  • Add the chopped spring onions, salt, pepper and mustard to the cream cheese.
  • Spread cream cheese on meat. Sprinkle the grated cheese on top.
  • Bake for 15 minutes. at 180 degree C. Decorate with parsley and sliced olives.