Sweet and Spicy Ginger String Beans

Catherine Cappiello Pappas


Everyone needs sweet and everyone needs that little bit of spice to wake up the senses.


★★★★★ 1 vote

5 Min
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  • 2 1/2 lb
    fresh string beans
  • 4 clove
    garlic – chopped
  • 1
    red onion – sliced
  • 2 inch stick
    fresh ginger – chopped
  • 2 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • ·
  • 1/4 tsp
    red pepper flakes
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
    black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp
    garlic powder
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 1 Tbsp
    olive oil

How to Make Sweet and Spicy Ginger String Beans


  1. Gently simmer the string beans until tender.

    Heat a large frying pan with olive oil; add the onions, garlic and ginger and sauté until the garlic is fragrant and the onions are slightly golden.

    Lift the string beans out of the water with a slotted spoon and carefully add them to the sautéed garlic, onions and ginger. Sauté the sting beans for another minute or two.

    Mix the ingredients for the dressing and add to the string beans.

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About Sweet and Spicy Ginger String Beans

Course/Dish: Vegetables
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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