Fresh Ginger and Shallot Green Beans

Fresh Ginger and Shallot Green Beans are a simple and healthy side dish, perfect with any meal! Less than 5 ingredients and takes less than 15 minutes to make!
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 73kcal
Author Karrie | Tasty Ever After


  • 1 1/2 pounds fresh green beans
  • 1/2 tablepsoon butter, unsalted
  • 1/2 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 large shallot, cut in half and sliced into thin half rings
  • 1 teaspoon fresh ginger, grated
  • salt and pepper, to taste


  • Blanch green beans by putting large pot of water over high heat and bring to a boil. Wash green beans, remove ends and strings. Leave beans whole and add to boiling water. Cook for about 3-4 minutes or when green beans turn bright green . Drain and place in a bowl of ice water to stop the cooking process. Drain and set aside.
  • In large skillet, heat butter and olive oil over medium heat. Add shallots and sauté 2-3 minutes. Add green beans and fresh ginger. Sauté for 5 minutes, or until green beans are tender crisp. Season with salt and pepper to taste.


Calories: 73kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 2g | Sodium: 11mg | Potassium: 379mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 1175IU | Vitamin C: 21.3mg | Calcium: 63mg | Iron: 1.8mg