Shallot and Ginger Green Beans

Shallot and Ginger Green Beans

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Recipe Rating: 3.79457
Serves 4 to 6
Make this vegetarian side dish, full of sautéed shallots, fresh ginger and toasted almonds, all year round.
Ingredients: 
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter or olive oil
  • 2 medium shallots, sliced into thin rings
  • 1 teaspoon grated ginger
  • 2 pounds green beans, trimmed and cut into 1 to 2 inch pieces
  • 1/2 teaspoon fresh thyme leaves
  • Fine sea salt, to taste
  • 3/4 cup roughly chopped toasted almonds
  • Ground black pepper, to taste
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Method: 
Heat butter or in a large skillet over medium heat. Add shallots and cook until translucent, about 3 minutes. Add ginger and cook until fragrant, about 2 minutes. Add green beans and cook until they begin to soften, about 5 minutes. Add thyme and 1 cup water, lower heat and cover. Steam until green beans are bright green and tender but still with a crunchy toothsome-ness. Seasn with salt and pepper to taste. Transfer beans to a serving dish, top with chopped almonds.
Nutritional Info: 
Per Serving: 200 calories (110 from fat), 12g total fat, 1.5g saturated fat, 240mg sodium, 20g carbohydrates, (7 g dietary fiber, 4g sugar), 7g protein.
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