Fossolia Recipe

Recipe by theethiopianfoodCourse: Side Dish, Vegetarian, VeganCuisine: EthiopianDifficulty: Beginner

If you are looking for a vegetarian Ethiopian dish, it doesn’t get better than Fassolia; a delicious dish made from green beans. While there are several ways to make this dish, this is a great recipe to follow if you are a beginner.


  • 4 cups of fresh green beans

  • 3 carrots

  • 2 chopped onions

  • 3 oz tomato paste

  • 3 chopped tomatoes

  • 2 tsp ginger, minced

  • 2 tsp garlic, minced

  • ⅓ cup canola oil

  • 1 tbsp salt


  • Cook the chopped onions for 5 – 10 minutes on medium heat until the onions begin softening and turning translucent. Then, add the canola oil and continue cooking for some more minutes.
  • Next, add the tomato paste – while stirring – and let the ingredients simmer together for several more minutes.
  • Before going one snap your green beans on both ends, and then into 2 – 3 smaller pieces. Then, cut your carrots into thin, small pieces that look like sticks.
  • Then add the carrots and fresh green beans, and stir well before covering. Let the mix continue to cook for at least 10 more minutes.
  • Finally, add the chopped tomatoes along with the minced garlic and ginger, and some salt, and let them simmer together until the chopped tomatoes get tender.

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