Gingered Green Beans

Gingered Green Beans Recipe
Look for fresh ginger (also called gingerroot) in the specialty produce section of your grocery store. Peel it with a vegetable peeler, and mince with a sharp knife. Leftover ginger can be frozen up to one month.


Makes 6 servings

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 15 Minutes
Cook: 15 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 59
Caloriesfromfat 28 %
Fat 2 g
Satfat 1 g
Monofat 0.8 g
Polyfat 0.1 g
Protein 3.3 g
Carbohydrate 8.5 g
Fiber 1.3 g
Cholesterol 5 mg
Iron 0.9 mg
Sodium 428 mg
Calcium 36 mg


3 cups low-sodium fat-free chicken broth
1 pound fresh green beans, trimmed
1 tablespoon butter
1 small sweet onion, diced
2 garlic cloves, minced
2 tablespoons peeled and minced fresh ginger
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon seasoned pepper


Bring broth to a boil in a large saucepan over medium-high heat. Add green beans, and cook 4 to 6 minutes or until crisp-tender; drain.

Melt butter in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add onion, garlic, and ginger; sauté 2 minutes. Add beans, salt, and pepper; sauté 1 minute or until thoroughly heated.

Carol Noble, Burgaw, North Carolina,

Southern Living

December 2005
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