Flat Beans Tava
(Fasulye Tava - Adana)
4 pieces chicken thighs
500 g flat beans, wash, trim both ends, then cut in bite sizes
2 large tomatoes, peeled, sliced
7-8 garlic cloves, peeled
1 cubanelle pepper, sliced
1 tbsp full red pepper paste, mixed with 1/4 cup water
2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
2 tbsp butter
Pour the olive oil in a medium size pot. Place the chicken thighs in it. Place the flat beans over the chicken. Arrange the tomato slices over the top side by side, don't leave any empty spaces. Sprinkle the garlic cloves on top. Place the cubanelle peppers over them like wind rose. Season with salt and pepper and pour red pepper paste all over it.
First, turn the heat to high to heat up the pot for about a minute or so. Then turn the heat down to low and cook for 1 hr and 30 minutes. Serve it with Turkish Pilav or Turkish bread on the side.