While they don’t really need any fancying up and are perfectly fine as a crunchy snack on their own, sometimes green beans like to put on their high heels and head down to Beale Street or some other wild place. When that mood hits and your green beans are singing out country hits like, “I don’t know why you don’t take me downtown, like you got anywhere better to be!” Respond with all the flavors and a frying pan.
Snappy Green Beans
-1/2 lb Green Beans
– 2-3 cloves garlic, finely chopped
-2 tbsp Bragg’s Liquid Aminos (or soy sauce)
-1 tbsp honey
-2 tbsp + 1 tbsp sesame oil
-1/2 tbsp red pepper flakes
-1 tbsp sesame seeds
-2 tbsp sliced almonds
1. In a small dish, whisk together the soy sauce, honey, 1 tbsp sesame oil, and red pepper flakes.
2. Bring 4 cups water to a boil in a medium pot. Dump in the beans and cook for 2 minutes. Remove from heat and drain.
2. In a pan, bring 2 tbsp sesame oil to medium heat. Add garlic and green beans, cook for 3 minutes. Add in the sauce, toss together over heat for 2 minutes and remove from heat.
Dish it up and Enjoy!
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