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Pressure Cooker Vegan Fasolakia (Greek Green Beans)

Greek restaurants are always a great choice for vegans and for those times when you're eating with omnis. There's a little something for everyone. Hummus, baba ghanoush, pita bread and great salads (just watch out for the feta) are available at the very least and lots of times there are vegetable dishes that require little to no changes to be vegan. I was impressed enough with the hummus and whatnot, but what really had my mouth watering was the fasolakia or green beans. These had potato and tomatoes and were just so tender and flavorful. I decided to try to make some in my newly christened pressure cooker. Pressure Cooker Vegan Fasolakia (Greek Green Beans) 1/4 cup olive oil 2 large onions, chopped 4 cloves garlic, sliced or minced 2 - 3 pounds green beans, washed and ends trimmed 3 medium potatoes, peeled and cut into 1 inch pieces 2 cans diced tomatoes including liquid (or 4-5 fresh tomatoes, diced) 2 teaspoons red pepper flakes 1 teaspoon salt and pepper and the