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!
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 4 servings
- 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