Greek Gigantes - The Wanderlust Kitchen
Greek Gigantes are, not surprisingly, GIANT beans! In this recipe, the gigantes are slow cooked in a rich tomato sauce until perfectly creamy and tender.
Lima Bean Soup Recipe
This Lima Bean Soup recipe is warm, comforting, and frugal! Made with dry lima beans plus vegetables such as carrots, celery, and leeks.
Gigantes (Giant Bean Stew) and a story about my dad, the ice cream man
Writing about my dad's hommus recipe the other day reminded me of another specialty dish of his. Beautiful, big white beans slowly baked in a tomato-based stew with carrots, onions, celery, bay leaves and thyme, served with scatterings of roughly chopped parsley. These flavours are about as Greek as they get and the aroma throughout the house when a combination like this is stewing in the oven just makes me want to lie down on the kitchen floor and levitate to Greece. See? I was levitating…
Gigantes Plaki / Baked Giant Beans
from the oven - gigantes plaki ***Nik's notes: Absolutely delicious! I cut down on the olive oil and used Red Scarlett beans instead (because that's what I had on hand). This will be in regular rotation at our house. 5 stars.
Minestrone With Giant White Beans and Winter Squash Recipe
NYT Cooking: The inspiration for this minestrone was a bag of Rancho Gordo Royal Corona beans that I have had in my pantry for a while. Royal Coronas are large white European runner beans that are similar to Greek gigandes but bigger, richer and sturdier. They are about twice the size of a lima bean and, unlike many other large white beans, the skin doesn’t slip off when you%...
Gigantes Plaki (Baked Giant Beans) by The Greek Vegan - The Pappas Post
Gigantes plaki, or baked giant beans, are about as Greek and about as good as a dish can be. There are countless variations of this classic dish and the
Giant Beans in Tomato Sauce Recipe
Gigantes, or "giant beans," are large white beans similar to large limas, which are a good substitute. In this recipe, the beans are cooked Greek-style in a flavorful tomato sauce with vegetables and finished with tangy feta cheese. Serve the beans as they are or use them as a topping for cooked pasta.
Ham & Lima Soup
Lima's are one of my favorite beans. Might be because my Gram would always make a big pot with ham, and she always served them with yummy fried potatoes in an iron skillet...this is one of my favorite things to eat on a cold winters eve..
Gigantes plaki aka Greek giant baked beans
Gigantes plaki (yigandes plaki, γίγαντες πλακί) is a popular Greek taverna dish, consisting of oven-baked fasolia gigante ("giant") beans with tomato sauce. Gigantes are occasionally also called elephant beans (elephantes) - which is the name reserved for extra large giant beans :) The gigantes are native to Greece, and the ones from Kastoria are especially prized, as well as the ones from Florina and Drama regions - all three have the PGI-designation or are recognised by the EU as products…
Better Homes & Gardens October 2015 Recipes
The latest recipes from Better Homes and Gardens are all about in-season fall flavors. Change the way you think about beans with five inventive new recipes. Take on the classic Caesar salad with our creative kale version (no raw eggs here!). Plus, get weeknight-ready dinners and new ideas for cauliflower.
Meatless Monday: Gigantes Plaki (Greek Baked Bean Casserole)
I’m not really sure that “baked bean casserole” is the best translation of this dish, but it’s the best I could come up with! Gigantes (pronounced yee-gahn-dess) are a staple in Greek households, especially during lent. They are giant beans […]