Today – Unusual Green Bean Recipes
Unusual green bean recipes
Regardless of whether it is holiday season or not, green beans make for a wonderful side dish for your home cooked meals or cookouts you’re hosting. And believe it or not, these veggies can actually be transformed into some amazingly delicious dishes! Interested already? Read on to discover the 5 best green bean recipes you must try whipping up in your kitchen!
Fans of a high protein vegetarian diet plan will love these recipes
Sesame Ginger Green Beans
With just a bunch of ingredients, you can recreate this super flavorful dish that’s ready super quick too! In a large pan, heat some oil and throw in some grated ginger and chopped green chillies (as per your heat preference). Saute for a minute and add the green beans and cook on high until start to get crisp.
Transfer them to a serving dish and top with a sprinkle of sesame seeds! These would work perfectly for a Veganuary recipe You can check out all my Veganuary recipes here
Cheesy Green Beans – Unusual Green Bean Recipes
This green bean recipe is a sureshot success, especially if you’ve got a picky eater at home. Start by preparing some crispy fried onions. Slice some white onions and dust them with a little all-purpose flour before frying them on high in some oil until they are golden brown.
Meanwhile, in a baking dish, lay out the green beans and drizzle a little olive oil over them. Top them with some chopped garlic (or garlic powder), paprika powder and salt, and pop them in until they are nice and crisp.
Top them with some grated cheddar cheese, a handful of the fried onions and bake again for a minute, and you’re done!
Garlicky Stir Fried Green Beans
This one’s a classic green bean recipe, but taken up a notch. Start by blanching some green beans and setting them aside. Meanwhile, in a pan, heat a bit of butter with some olive oil, throw in some chopped garlic and saute for a minute. Add the green beans, sprinkle some salt and pepper over it and stir fry it for a few minutes.
Finally, before serving, top with some chopped chives and fresh coriander.
Unusual Green Bean Recipes – Green Bean & Potato Bake
Got a little extra time on your hands? Make sure you give this a try- it is undoubtedly one of the best green bean recipes worth experimenting! Start by preparing a basic bechamel sauce and combining it with some boiled, mashed potatoes. Meanwhile, cook green beans until they are just slightly tender in a pan with some olive oil.
In a baking dish, spread the mashed potatoes, top with a layer of green beans and then another layer of mashed potatoes. Follow it up with a generous layer of grated Parmesan cheese and some bread crumbs. Bake until the top is crispy and done!
Spicy Asian Style Green Beans
Calling all spice lovers! This is one of those green bean recipes you absolutely can’t go wrong with! Start by heating some sesame oil in a skillet, and add some chopped garlic and green chilli. Saute for a couple of minutes, and then add the green beans. Cook for a few minutes on high, and then add a couple of teaspoons of soy sauce. Lower down the flame to medium and cook for 2-3 minutes.
Garnish with finely chopped green onions and a sprinkle of toasted sesame seeds.
I hope you have enjoyed these Unusual Green Bean Recipes – you might also enjoy my post on crispy chilli tofu
This green beans with griddled tomatoes recipe also looks good