Sweet and Spicy Ginger String Beans


I think that is the key! Everyone needs sweet and everyone needs that little bit of spice to wake up the senses. 

Ingredients:

2 ½ lbs. of fresh string beans
4 cloves of garlic – chopped
1 red onion – sliced
2 inch piece of fresh ginger – chopped
2 tablespoons of olive oil

Dressing:

¼ tsp. red pepper flakes
½ tsp. salt
½ tsp. black pepper
½ tsp. garlic powder
1 tablespoon sugar
1 tablespoon Vinegar
1 tablespoon olive oil

Gently simmer the string beans until tender.

Heat a large frying pan with olive oil; add the onions, garlic and ginger and sauté until the garlic is fragrant and the onions are slightly golden.

Lift the string beans out of the water with a slotted spoon and carefully add them to the sautéed garlic, onions and ginger.  Sauté the sting beans for another minute or two.

Mix the ingredients for the dressing and add to the string beans.

Enjoy with Love,

Catherine
xo 

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14 comments:

  1. I love all things spicy too. These sound and look really good.

    Have a terrific day Catherine. Big hugs. ☺

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  2. Catherine, I think you hit on something---sweet and spicy works for me too. I like your bean recipe and will be trying it when the local beans are at the farmers' market. Have a good day. Hugs

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  3. Catherine, I love my spicy food and this would definitely fit the bill! Thanks and Take Care, Big Daddy Dave

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  4. I don't normally like fresh beans but I will have to try these. Thank you!

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  5. Hi Catherine, this dish look very appetizing and delicious. I love long beans too and it's very versatile, it taste good in curry too.

    Thank you for sharing your recipe.
    Have a nice week ahead. Blessing, dear.

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  6. Catherine I LOVE this! In fact, I have a bag of fresh string beans in my fridge right now...perfect timing. Thank you!

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  7. I love string beans and it's a shame I can't find these easily! Love yours!

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  8. Sweet and spicy together sounds great. sandie

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  9. This looks delicious. The flavours sounds so yummy. Thank you for sharing. Hope you have a great weekend!

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  10. A quick and delicious veggie dish, Catherine. Love the flavours.

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  11. I actually like green beans with ginger and potatoes. One my husband's favorite curries :)

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  12. I made Lebanese green beans tonight with onions, garlic, tomato and allspice. I think we're both winners in the green bean race :)

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  13. We have become more veggie-centric over he years. This is perfect - good for you and does not sacrifice taste! Just enhances it!

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  14. I can't imagine what this recipe would taste like, but I'm intrigued! Great seasonal idea.

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