Asian Green Beans


1 pound fresh green beans, trimmed 2 green onions, diced 2 garlic cloves, minced 2 to 3 teaspoons minced fresh ginger 2 tablespoons sesame oil 1/2 cup roasted sweet red bell pepper, thinly sliced 1 tablespoon oyster sauce 1/8 teaspoon pepper 1/4 cup slivered almonds, toasted

Cook green beans in boiling water 4 to 6 minutes or until crisp-tender; drain. Plunge into ice water to stop the cooking process; drain. Saut� green onions, garlic, and ginger in hot sesame oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat 1 minute. Add green beans and bell pepper; cook 1 minute. Add oyster sauce and pepper, stirring until thoroughly heated. Sprinkle with almonds.

Yield: 6 servings

Southern Living, NOVEMBER 2001

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