Ginger Green Beans Recipe
1 lb green or yellow beans, trimmed
1 tbsp sesame oil
1 tsp gingerroot, grated
1 garlic clove, minced
1/3 cup chicken stock
1/4 tsp salt
1/4 tsp pepper
1/4 cup toasted slivered almonds
Remove stem ends from beans; cut in half. In deep skillet, heat oil,
ginger and garlic over medium heat for 1 minute or until fragrant.
Add chicken stock, salt and pepper; bring to boil.
Add beans; cover and cook, stirring occasionally, for about 5 minutes
or until bright green and tender-crisp. Sprinkle with almonds. Per
Serving: about 115 calories, 4 g protein, 8 g fat, 10 g carbohydrate,
Source: Canadian Living magazine, Aug 95 Presented by Elizabeth Baird,
Canadian Living Test Kitchen, in "Veggie Pleasures"
to Bean Recipes
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