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Asian Style Green Beans

Enjoy these Asian inspired green beans - they're going to be your new favorite side dish.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Side Dish
Servings: 4


  • 1 lb fresh green beans trimmed
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 medium onion diced
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 1/4 tsp red pepper flakes
  • 3 tbsp soy sauce (coconut aminos for gluten free)
  • garnish with sesame seeds and green onions


  • Bring 3 quarts of water to a boil in a 5 quart pot.
  • Heat olive oil in a skillet on medium heat.
  • Add onion to skillet. Sauté until onion is translucent and golden (about 5 minutes). Reduce to low heat. Add in the minced garlic and sauté for 2 minutes. Turn heat to low until the green beans are ready to be added to the skillet.
  • Once the pot of water is boiling, add green beans and cook for 6 minutes in the boiling water. Drain.
  • Add green beans into the skillet, along with red pepper flakes and soy sauce. Cook on low for an additional 2-3 minutes to combine flavors.
  • Serve in a bowl. Garnish with sesame seeds and green onions.