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Gingered Green Beans with Almonds

Serves 6 | Prep Time 20 minutes | Cook Time 12 minutes

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Gingered Green Beans with Almonds


8 Eden Whole Shiitake Mushrooms, soaked 20 minutes in 1 cup hot water

1 Tbsp Eden Toasted Sesame Oil

1 1/2 pounds green string beans, stems removed, cut into 2 inch lengths

1 clove garlic, minced

1 Tbsp fresh ginger root, peeled and finely minced

1/2 cup water, including reserved shiitake soaking water

2 tsp Eden Shoyu Soy Sauce

2 tsp Eden Kuzu Root Starch, dissolved in 1 Tbsp. cold water

1 Tbsp lemon juice, freshly squeezed

1/4 cup slivered organic almonds
or chopped pecans


Remove the stems from the shiitake and discard. Reserve the soaking liquid. Slice the caps. Heat oil in a large skillet. Sauté garlic and shiitake for 1 minute. Add beans, ginger and almonds. Sauté 1 to 2 minutes. Add water, soaking water and shoyu. Cover and simmer for 5 to 7 minutes until the beans are tender. Remove lid. Slowly add the kuzu to the skillet, stirring constantly to prevent lumping. Squeeze lemon juice over and serve.

Nutritional Information

Per serving: 101 calories, 5g fat (40% calories from fat), 4g protein, 12g carbohydrate, 6g fiber, 0mg cholesterol, 124mg sodium

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