Garlic Green Beans With A Kick

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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

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

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!

About Garlic Green Beans With A Kick

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