Blistered green beans with ginger

A refreshing side dish to serve along other Indian inspired meals.
Recipe and photo provided by Canola Eat Well
Blistered green beans with ginger on a white serving platter with silver serving fork and lemon slices on the side.
4 servings / 22 minutes 

Prep 10 min / 12  min 

Ingredients
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) canola oil 
  • 1 bag (400 g) fresh French green beans
  • 1-inch (2.5 cm) piece fresh ginger, cut into matchsticks
  • 1/2 tsp (2 mL) cumin seeds
  • 2 tbsp (25 mL) chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) lemon juice
  • 1/4 tsp (1 mL) garam masala
Directions
  1. In a large nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium heat and add green beans. Cover and cook for 3 minutes. Remove lid; add ginger and cumin seeds.
  2. Increase heat to medium high and sauté for about 7 minutes or until green beans are starting to blister (become golden brown).  Add cilantro, lemon juice and garam masala; toss to coat for 1 minute. 
Nutritional info per serving (1 of 4)
  • Calories 60
  • Protein 2 g
  • Total fat 3.5 g
  • Saturated fat 0.3 g
  • Cholesterol 0  mg
  • Carbohydrates 8 g
  • Fibre 3 g
  • Sugars 3 g
  • Added sugars 0 g
  • Sodium 5 mg
  • Potassium 225 mg