Garlic Green Beans With A Kick

7
Cassie *

By
@1lovetocook1x

A quick tasty side dish, reminded me of what our favorite Chinese restaurant serves...not a morsel left. If you don't like spice, just leave out the pepper flakes...

Enjoy!

Rating:
★★★★★ 3 votes
Comments:
Serves:
3 - 4
Prep:
5 Min
Cook:
10 Min
Method:
Saute

Ingredients

Add to Grocery List

12 oz
fresh green beans - cut into 2 inch pieces
5 clove
garlic, minced
2 - 3 Tbsp
olive oil
1 tsp
red pepper flakes
salt
& pepper to taste
1 tsp
sesame seeds, or to your liking
handful
sliced almonds
a squeeze
of lemon juice

How to Make Garlic Green Beans With A Kick

Step-by-Step

  • 1Place a pot of water on stove and bring to a boil. Add about 1 tsp salt to the water.
  • 2Snap bean ends and cut either in half or 2 inch pieces.
  • 3Once water is boiling, add the beans and cook no longer than 3 minutes, you want them to be crisp tender. Drain and rinse with cold water.
  • 4Heat olive oil in a medium skillet over medium heat. Add the garlic and pepper flakes. Stir frequently and saute for roughly 2 minutes.
  • 5Add the beans and toss to coat with garlic. Salt and pepper and saute just long enough to heat through. Sprinkle with sesame seeds and almond...Give them a squeeze of lemon, stir and serve immediately.
  • 6Enjoy!

Printable Recipe Card

About Garlic Green Beans With A Kick

Course/Dish: Vegetables
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Chinese
Collection: Fresh Finds
Other Tag: Quick & Easy




Show 18 Comments & Reviews

27 Easy Camping Recipes

27 Easy Camping Recipes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Getting ready for a weekend camping trip? Here are 27 easy, no-hassle, camping-friendly recipes that everyone will love!

Celebrate Labor Day Weekend With A Stellar Cookout Recipe

Celebrate Labor Day Weekend With a Stellar Cookout

Kitchen Crew

Wow... did summer fly by or what? In my mind, Memorial Day was last weekend. Summer's unofficially coming to an end, but I'm not going to let the weekend go...

22 Zucchini Recipes That'll Make You A Cooking Rock Star

22 Zucchini Recipes That'll Make You a Cooking Rock Star

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Make the most out your summer cooking with delicious zucchini recipes. They'll make you a cooking rock star.