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Sesame Ginger Green Beans

Sesame Ginger Green Beans
Sesame Ginger Green Beans
This healthy recipe comes from NDSU Extension.


1 lb. green beans

1 Tbsp. olive oil

1 Tbsp. freshly grated ginger root

2 Tbsp. honey

1 tsp. low-sodium soy sauce

1 tsp. sesame oil

1 tsp. sriracha sauce*

1 c. frozen peas, thawed

2 tsp. sesame seeds


Blanch green beans in a large pot until tender. Combine olive oil, ginger, honey, soy sauce, sesame oil and sriracha sauce in a small bowl; set aside. Place beans in a large sauté pan over medium heat. Add the glaze and stir continuously for one to two minutes or until sauce is bubbly and starts to thicken. Add the peas and gently mix to combine. Season with salt and pepper and sprinkle with sesame seeds.


*Sriracha sauce is a chili sauce made from chili peppers, distilled vinegar, garlic, sugar and salt.


Makes 10 (½-cup) servings. Each serving has 60 calories, 2.5 g fat, 2 g protein, 9 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber and 35 mg sodium.



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