fassoulia

Fassoulia, Armenian Green Been Stew

By Ashley Beck | October 10, 2012

Photo by mmmyoso

Photo by mmmyoso

This recipe reminds me of coming home from church on Sunday afternoon and spending the day in the kitchen with my meins mideg (grandmother) and mideg (mother) making this stew and trying desperately to finely peel the Armenian string cheese into spider web-like strings like my grandmother’s experienced hands would do.

Due to the extreme temperatures and mountainous topography of the Republic of Armenia, this stew provides an excellent source of protein, vegetables, and is packed with flavor for the months that provide little to no fresh produce.

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