Garlic Lovers’ Green Beans

4.5 (2 reviews)

1 lb. green beans, rinsed and ends trimmed
Boiling water sufficient to steam the green beans
2 tsp. toasted sesame oil
8 garlic cloves, finely minced
2 Tbsp. seasoned rice vinegar
2 Tbsp. soy sauce
1/4 tsp. dried red pepper flakes (optional)

• Break the green beans into 1-inch pieces and steam over the boiling water for 7 to 10 minutes, or until tender.
• Heat the oil in a nonstick skillet, add the garlic, and sauté for 3 minutes. Add the vinegar, soy sauce, and red pepper flakes and stir to combine.
• Add the steamed green beans, stir to combine, and cook over medium heat for 1 minute, then transfer to a serving dish.

Makes 4 to 6 servings

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