Blistered Green beans with Ginger recipe

Blistered Green Beans with Ginger

This dish combines ‘blistered’ pan-fried green beans with thin matchsticks of ginger.  This is a refreshing side dish to serve along other Indian inspired meals.

Prep Time

Servings

4-6

1 Tbsp canola oil (15 mL)

1 -400 g bag fresh French green beans (1)

1-inch (2.5 cm) piece fresh ginger, cut into matchsticks (1)

1/2 tsp cumin seeds (2 mL)

2 Tbsp chopped fresh cilantro (30 mL)

1 Tbsp lemon juice (15 mL)

1/4 tsp garam masala (1 mL)

  1. In a large nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium heat and add green beans. Cover and cook for 3 minutes.
  2. Remove lid; add ginger and cumin seeds. Increase heat to medium-high and sauté for about 7 minutes or until green beans are starting to blister (become golden brown).
  3. Add cilantro, lemon juice and garam masala; toss to coat for 1 minute.

Tip: Green beans have important vitamins for health including vitamins A, C and K.

Ingredients

1 Tbsp canola oil (15 mL)

1 -400 g bag fresh French green beans (1)

1-inch (2.5 cm) piece fresh ginger, cut into matchsticks (1)

1/2 tsp cumin seeds (2 mL)

2 Tbsp chopped fresh cilantro (30 mL)

1 Tbsp lemon juice (15 mL)

1/4 tsp garam masala (1 mL)

Directions

  1. In a large nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium heat and add green beans. Cover and cook for 3 minutes.
  2. Remove lid; add ginger and cumin seeds. Increase heat to medium-high and sauté for about 7 minutes or until green beans are starting to blister (become golden brown).
  3. Add cilantro, lemon juice and garam masala; toss to coat for 1 minute.

Tip: Green beans have important vitamins for health including vitamins A, C and K.

Nutritional Analysis

Calories

60

Total Fat

3.5 g

Saturated Fat

0.3 g

Cholesterol

0 mg

Sodium

5 mg

Carbohydrates

8 g

Fiber

3 g

Protein

2 g

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