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Sesame Stir-Fried Green Beans

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Sesame Stir-Fried Green Beans

Sesame Stir-Fried Green Beans

Jessica Braider
With just a few extra ingredients you can elevate your normal side of green beans to something truly special.
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Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Course Main Dish
Cuisine American, Asian
Servings 4 servings


  • 2 tsp. sesame oil
  • 3 cloves garlic minced, about 1 1/2 tsp.
  • 1 lb. green beans fresh or frozen
  • 1 Tbsp. reduced-sodium soy sauce (use wheat/gluten-free if needed) or use any variety
  • 1 - 2 scallion or use chives, finely chopped (optional)


  • Heat the oil in a medium skillet or wok over medium heat. Lightly brown the garlic for about 1 minute.
  • Add the green beans and 1/8 cup water. Cover and steam the beans for 3 - 4 minutes or to desired tenderness.
  • Remove the cover, add the soy sauce and stir-fry everything for 1 minute before serving. Top it with the scallions or chives, if desired.


Nutritional Information Per Serving (% based upon daily values): Calories 35, Total Fat: 2g, 2%; Saturated Fat: 0g, 0%; Cholesterol: 0mg, 0%; Sodium: 180mg, 8%; Total Carbohydrate: 5g, 2%; Dietary Fiber: 2g, 8%; Sugar: 1g; Protein: 1g
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Keyword Dairy-Free, Fall, Gluten-Free, Kid-Friendly, Kosher, Low Fat, Low Sodium, Make-Ahead, No Added Sugar, Nut-Free, Side Dish, Summer, Vegan, Vegetarian, Winter
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