Author Notes: These simple green beans get a little kick from ground ginger and pepper flakes. —mtlabor
Serves: 2 to 3
Prep time: 15 min
Cook time: 10 min
pound green beans, trimmed
tablespoon olive oil
garlic cloves, minced
teaspoon red pepper flakes
pinches salt and pepper, to taste
teaspoons soy sauce
teaspoon ginger powder
- Fill a large pot with water and bring to a boil. Add generous amount of salt and add green beans. Cook for about 3 minutes, stirring occasionally. Drain and set aside.
- Heat a large skillet over medium high heat for about 2 minutes. You want it to get pretty hot by itself. Add oil and coat the pan. Add the green beans and saute for about 2-4 minutes, or until they start to brown.
- Make a well in the center of the skillet and add garlic, ginger powder, and red pepper flakes. Slowly start to incorporate the green beans, until everything is well mixed.
- Stir in soy sauce and season with salt and pepper, to taste. Serve fresh and hot as a great side or snack!
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