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Let's Make Sesame Green Beans
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The best 10 minute Asain side dish with tender crisp green beans cooked with sesame oil, soy sauce, and garlic. Great for chicken, beef, pork, seafood, and more.
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  • 1.5 lbs green beans
  • 1 tbsp toasted sesame oil
  • 2 tsp vegetable oil (or avocado oil or coconut oil)
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 3 tbsp low sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp water (more if needed)
  • 1 tbsp sesame seeds
  • Salt and pepper
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Step 1 Heat the vegetable oil and sesame oil over medium high heat. Add the garlic and cook for 30-60 seconds until fragrant.
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Step 2 Add the green beans to the pan and quickly stir to coat. Add the soy sauce and water. Cook for 7-10 minutes until the beans are tender-crisp, stirring often so they don't burn. If needed, add an extra tablespoon of water.
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Step 3 Top with sesame seeds. Season with salt and pepper if needed.
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