Blistered Green Beans with Ginger

Blistered Green Beans with Ginger

This dish combines ‘blistered’ pan-fried green beans with thin matchsticks of ginger.  This is a refreshing side dish to serve along other Indian inspired meals.This recipe has been reviewed by Heart and Stroke Foundation Registered Dietitians. Recipe courtesy of Professional Home Economist and Cookbook Author, Emily Richards.

4-6 people
  • Ingredients

    1 Tbsp canola oil (15 mL)

    1 -400 g bag fresh French green beans (1)

    1-inch (2.5 cm) piece fresh ginger, cut into matchsticks (1)

    1/2 tsp cumin seeds (2 mL)

    2 Tbsp chopped fresh cilantro (30 mL)

    1 Tbsp lemon juice (15 mL)

    1/4 tsp garam masala (1 mL)

  • Directions
    1. In a large nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium heat and add green beans. Cover and cook for 3 minutes.
    2. Remove lid; add ginger and cumin seeds. Increase heat to medium-high and sauté for about 7 minutes or until green beans are starting to blister (become golden brown).
    3. Add cilantro, lemon juice and garam masala; toss to coat for 1 minute.

    Tip: Green beans have important vitamins for health including vitamins A, C and K.

Nutritional Analysis

Serving Size
1/4 of recipe
Total Fat
3.5 g
Saturated Fat
0.3 g
0 mg
5 mg
8 g
3 g
3 g
2 g
225 mg