Sautéed Green Beans with Garlic, Ginger and Sesame

Sautéed Green Beans

Sauteed Green Beans with Garlic, Ginger, and Sesame

Christine Tizzard
Course Side Dish
Servings 4 as a side


  • 1 lb. trimmed green beans
  • 1 Tbsp oil of choice
  • 2 cloves garlic finely chopped
  • 1 Tbsp finely chopped fresh ginger
  • Pinch salt
  • pepper to taste
  • 1-2 Tbsp raw sesame seeds


  • Blanch (boil) beans in large pot of boiling salted water for 1 minute. Drain well and place beans on dry clean kitchen towel to absorb excess moisture.
  • Preheat large sauté pan over medium high heat. Add in oil, then garlic and ginger. Soften slightly, for a few seconds, being careful not to burn.
  • Add in dry beans, toss to coat in garlicy ginger flavoured oil and let heat through for a few minutes.
    Plate and sprinkle with sesame seeds.
Keyword green beans, sauteed green beans

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