Oriental green beans


This recipe makes a simple and delicious side dish with a twist.


1 T olive oil (extra virgin olive oil)
2 clv garlic (peeled and crushed)
1 ginger (1 inch piece, peeled, grated or finely sliced)
2 T soy sauce


  1. Steam the beans for approximately 5 minutes until slightly tender.
  2. In a separate pan heat the olive and sesame oils.
  3. Add the garlic and sauté over low heat for approximately 1 to 2 minutes taking care not to burn.
  4. Mix in the ginger and soy sauce and cook for a further 2 minutes, stirring continuously.
  5. Pour the ginger mixture over the green beans and serve immediately.
4 servings
Preparation time
Cooking time
Total time
15 minutes

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