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Gingered Green Beans

  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 20 min
  • Servings 8
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Dial up the excitement on boring green beans! These beans feature ginger, garlic and butter for taste plus flair -- the perfect side for almost any meal. MORE + LESS -

Susan Denney
April 24, 2015

Ingredients

1
pound fresh green beans
1
clove garlic, minced
1
teaspoon fresh ginger root, minced
2
tablespoon water
1
teaspoon cornstarch
1
tablespoon soy sauce
2
tablespoon butter, melted
1
teaspoon seasoned salt
2
teaspoon dark brown sugar
2
tablespoon sesame or peanut oil for sauteing

Steps

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  • 1
    Wash beans in cold water. Remove ends. Leave in long lengths, or chop in half as desired.
  • 2
    In a pot large enough for the beans, add 1/2 inch of water and bring to a boil. Add beans and cover. Steam for 5 minutes. Drain and immerse beans in cold water to stop cooking. Set aside.
  • 3
    In large sauté pan, add sesame (or peanut or olive) oil and heat on high. Add freshly minced garlic and ginger root, and sauté for 1 minute, being careful to keep the garlic and ginger from burning.
  • 4
    Add beans to garlic and ginger. Sautee on medium-high heat for 5 minutes, until beans are hot.
  • 5
    Meanwhile, in small bowl, stir water, cornstarch, soy sauce, melted butter, and seasoned salt. Add to beans and toss until all beans are coated and the sauce mixture thickens and bubbles.
  • 6
    Add beans to bowl and cover. Serve immediately.
 

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