Gigantes Plaki (Greek Baked Bean Casserole). One of the enduring food memories from our trip to Greece was an elementally simple meal of this dish plus some bread and horiatiki salata (greek summer salad). SO satisfying!
Gigantes plaki: Satisfying and superhealthy, enjoy at room temperature as part of a meze, or on top of toasted sourdough. Shop organic ingredients for your recipes at So easy to throw together and a great way to get the family to eat a healthy meal!
In a recent Dinner, A Love Story post, Jenny Rosenstrach captured my exact experience and thoughts regarding crockpot cooking. In sum, despite seeing the appeal, she has not had great success. I have owned a crockpot for 10 years — received one as a wedding gift — and every winter, I break it out once, …
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. Serve over toasted crusty bread for an easy vegetarian meal!