Soy-Ginger Green Beans

Looking for a way to switch up weeknight meals without lots of effort? Add these green beans to the menu.
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soy ginger green beans

Recipe by Joe Piccirillo

Start to Finish: 20 minutes

Servings: 4


  • 1 lb. green beans, trimmed
  • 3 cloves garlic, sliced
  • 2 tbsp. finely chopped peeled fresh ginger
  • 1/2 tsp. crushed red pepper
  • 2 tbsp. grapeseed or canola oil
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp. honey
  • Toasted sesame seeds, for garnish


In pot of salted boiling water, cook green beans until crisp-tender, about 3 minutes. Drain green beans. In skillet, cook garlic, ginger, and crushed red pepper in oil over medium-high heat, stirring often, until garlic is golden, about 1 minute. Add green beans, soy sauce, and honey; toss until heated through, about 1 minute. Garnish with sesame seeds.