Lobio Satsivi
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Lobio Satsivi

This recipe for green beans, from the Caucasian Republic of Georgia, is absolutely delicious! The green beans are dressed with a sauce that consists of walnuts, herbs, garlic, red wine vinegar, onion, and paprika. You must try this delicious side dish from Georgia!!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Caucasian Republic of Georgia
Keyword: green beans, vegetablesidedish
Servings: 6 servings
Author: Grace - adapted from the recipe in Mimi Sheraton's 1,000 Foods to Eat Before You Die


  • 1 lb green beans topped and tailed, and cut into 2 inch pieces
  • 2/3 cup walnuts finely ground
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/4 red onion minced
  • 3 tbsp red wine vinegar
  • 4 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1.5 ts paprika
  • 2 tbsp cilantro minced finely
  • 2 tbsp parsley minced finely
  • salt to taste
  • pepper to taste


  • Wash the green beans. Top and tail them. Cut into 2 inch pieces. Fill a large saucepan with water (add 1/2 ts salt) and bring to the boil. Boil the green beans for approximately 10 minutes. Drain and allow to come to room temperature.
    Green beans
  • Make your dressing by combining the other ingredients in a mixing bowl: walnuts, garlic, red onion, red wine vinegar, vegetable oil, paprika, parsley, and cilantro. Mix all ingredients and add salt and pepper to taste.
    paste for lobio satsivi
  • Once the green beans have come to room temperature add to the dressing and mix well. Refrigerate for at least one hour before consuming. If you can leave the beans a little longer than 1 hr, the flavor should be more developed.
    Lobio Satsivi


I'm so excited about this new way of dressing green beans!  Try it as a side at your Thanksgiving dinner, or anytime you desire a delicious side meal!  Enjoy this taste of Georgia!!