Asian Style Green Beans

This dish can be enjoyed as a flavorful snack or to accompany a meal as a side dish

Ingredients: 4 servings

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+ Pine Nuts

  • 1 lb Green Beans
  • 1 tbsp. sesame oil
  • 5 tbsp low-sodium soy sauce
  • 10 cherry tomatoes
  • 1 minced garlic clove
  • 1/4 c. pine nuts

Directions: 

  1. Fill a medium sized pot about half way with water (enough water to cover the green beans)
  2. Put burner on high for the water to boil
  3. While water is heating up, snap the ends/stems off of the green beans & snap green beans in half
  4. Once water is boiling: Submerge green beans in the water, place lid on the pan, turn heat down to medium-low & cook until green beans are tender (about 5 min) IMG_3406
  5. While green beans are cooking: Toast pine nuts on the stove on medium heat until golden brown & set aside
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  7. Mix sesame oil, soy sauce, & minced garlic together in medium-sized bowl
  8. Cut cherry tomatoes in halves or thirds & set aside
  9. Once green beans are finished cooking, drain & toss into the soy sauce mixture to coat the green beans
  10. Add cherry tomatoes & pine nuts, mix
  11. Best enjoyed chilled, but delicious either way!

IMG_3411_2This is a tasty & creative way to incorporate more veggies into your diet!

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