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Garlic Ginger Green Beans

Green beans are a staple side dish, and this garlic ginger infused version is a perfect way to infuse dinner with a little more flavor without any extra work- skipping the can & using fresh beans instead.
Servings: 4


  • 1 lb green beans washed and trimmed
  • 4 cloves of fresh garlic minced
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce
  • ½ tbsp fresh minced ginger
  • 2 tsp rice vinegar
  • ½ tsp sesame oil
  • tsp salt
  • 1-2 tsp toasted sesame seeds


  • Cook the beans in a pot of boiling water for about 5 minutes, or until beans are just tender.
  • Drain beans in a strainer and then run under cold water cold water to stop the cooking process
  • While beans are boiling, in a small bowl, mix together all of the other ingredients except for the sesame seeds.
  • Transfer the beans to a pot or bowl and pour the sauce over cooked beans and stir until everything is nicely coated.
  • Serve with sprinkled sesame seeds over top.