Garlic Green Beans With A Kick

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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

How to Make Garlic Green Beans With A Kick

Step-by-Step

  1. Place a pot of water on stove and bring to a boil. Add about 1 tsp salt to the water.
  2. Snap bean ends and cut either in half or 2 inch pieces.
  3. Once 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.
  4. Heat olive oil in a medium skillet over medium heat. Add the garlic and pepper flakes. Stir frequently and saute for roughly 2 minutes.
  5. Add 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.
  6. Enjoy!

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About Garlic Green Beans With A Kick

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




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