5-Ingredient Sesame Ginger Green Beans

The Lemon Bowl

Ready in: 15 minutes
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 4
Vegetarian
Vegan
Gluten Free
Dairy Free
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Ingredients

  • toasted almond slices - optional garnish
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  • chili garlic paste - optional
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  • 1 garlic clove - grated
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  • 1 tablespoon grated ginger root
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  • 4 cups green beans (about 1 pound) - stems trimmed
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  • ¼ cup low sodium soy sauce
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  • 2 teaspoons toasted sesame oil
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Steps

  • Place a steamer basket inside a large sauce pot and fill with 3 inches of water. Bring to a boil.
  • Add green beans to the pot and cover with lid. Steam until green beans are bright green and crisp-tender, about 7-9 minutes; remove from heat.In a large bowl, whisk together soy sauce, sesame oil, ginger, garlic and chili paste (if using).
  • Add steamed green beans to the bowl and toss to coat.
  • Serve with toasted almond slices.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 197.09  cal  (9.85%)
  • Fat: 13.65  g  (21.0%)
  • Saturated Fat: 1.21  g  (7.53%)
  • Carbohydrates: 15.09  g  (5.03%)
  • Sugar: 4.99  g  (5.54%)
  • Cholesterol: 0.0  mg  (0.0%)
  • Sodium: 538.79  mg  (23.43%)
  • Protein: 7.88  g  (15.77%)
  • Vitamin E: 6.53  mg  (43.54%)
  • Manganese: 0.85  mg  (42.73%)
  • Fiber: 6.05  g  (24.2%)
  • Magnesium: 96.47  mg  (24.12%)
  • Vitamin B2: 0.37  mg  (22.0%)
  • Phosphorus: 174.21  mg  (17.42%)
  • Vitamin C: 14.32  mg  (17.35%)
  • Copper: 0.33  mg  (16.66%)
  • Vitamin K: 16.63  µg  (15.84%)
  • Vitamin A: 784.73  IU  (15.69%)
  • Iron: 2.38  mg  (13.2%)
  • Folate: 51.79  µg  (12.95%)
  • Potassium: 444.08  mg  (12.69%)
  • Vitamin B6: 0.23  mg  (11.68%)
  • Vitamin B3: 2.18  mg  (10.9%)
  • Calcium: 107.22  mg  (10.72%)
  • Vitamin B1: 0.15  mg  (10.15%)
  • Zinc: 1.06  mg  (7.04%)
  • Vitamin B5: 0.42  mg  (4.22%)
  • Selenium: 1.51  µg  (2.16%)

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