Try this fresh green bean recipe.

Green beans are one of my favorite vegetables. I enjoy eating them as a main entree or as a side dish. You can eat them stir-fried, sautéed or even baked in a casserole.

Garlic & Sesame Fresh Green Beans

I really enjoy the flavor of garlic and green beans and I think they really compliment each other well in this simple dish.

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Garlic & Sesame Fresh Green Beans

Difficulty: Beginner Prep Time 10 mins Cook Time 20 mins Total Time 30 mins
Servings: 4


I love fresh green beans and these delicious garlic and sesame fresh green beans can be made as a main or side dish!



  1. Add the green brand to a pot and boil for 5-8 minutes.

  2. Remove before that time if the green beans are cooked and tender.

  3. While the green beans are cooking, use a large skillet to prepare the other ingredients.

  4. Set temperature to medium. Add oil and shallots. Add garlic. Cook for 2-3 minutes.

  5. Drain and add the green beans to the skillet. Increase temperature to med-high if needed.

  6. Add sesame oil. Add Mrs. Dash seasoning.

  7. Mix the green beans with the shallot and garlic mixture. Cook for 3-4 minutes.

  8. Add red pepper flakes. Add pepper. Add sesame seeds.

Keywords: fresh green beans, garlic, sesame, vegan