Shallot and Ginger Green Beans

Shallot and Ginger Green Beans

Serves 4 to 6

Make this vegetarian side dish, full of sautéed shallots, fresh ginger and toasted almonds, all year round.

Ingredients: 
  • 1 tablespoon butter or olive oil
  • 2 medium shallots, peeled and sliced into thin rings
  • 1 teaspoon grated fresh ginger
  • 2 pounds green beans, trimmed and cut into 1 to 2 inch pieces
  • 1/2 teaspoon fresh thyme leaves
  • 1 cup water
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 3/4 cup roughly chopped toasted almonds
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Method: 

Heat butter or olive oil in a large skillet. Add shallots and cook until translucent. Add ginger and heat 5 minutes. Toss in green beans and cook 5 minutes. Add thyme and water, lower heat and cover. Steam until green beans are bright green and tender but still with a crunchy toothsome-ness. 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, 0mg cholesterol, 240mg sodium, 20g carbohydrate (7g dietary fiber, 4g sugar), 7g protein
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