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Sesame Green Beans with Mushrooms and Chestnuts

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Looking for amazingly simple, yet delicious side dish? Look no further, these fresh green beans are tossed with sesame oil, sauteed with mushrooms and chestnuts and perfectly seasoned for a flavorful, healthy dish that is perfect with any grilled meat, or as a vegetarian dish served over freshly steamed rice.


You’ll Need:

5 oz button mushrooms, sliced
2 tsp canola oil
2 tsp sesame oil
3/4 lb of green beans, ends trimmed
1 small can of sliced water chestnuts (liquid drained)
2 small cloves of garlic, minced
2 tbsp water
4 tsp soy sauce
2 tsp sugar
Sea salt and freshly cracked pepper, to taste
Sesame seeds

Heat both the olive and sesame oil over medium heat in a large skillet. Dump the sliced mushrooms into the hot oil and cook for 2 minutes on each side, undisturbed to let them brown.

Add the garlic, green beans, and water chestnuts; season with sea salt and freshly cracked pepper. In a small bowl Combine the water, soy sauce, sugar, mixing well, then pour the sauce over the hot vegetables, cooking the green bean mixture for 3-4 minutes, or until the green beans and tender-crisp. Remove from the heat and serve with sesame seeds sprinkled on top, season lightly with additional sea salt and cracked black pepper.


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