Ginger Garlic Green Beans, this green bean side dish recipe is made with fresh, frozen or canned green beans. It’s asian inspired with garlic and ginger to season the green beans and sprinkled with almonds to make an elegant but super easy sautéed side dish.
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5 from 3 votes

Ginger Garlic Green Beans

Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time6 mins
Total Time11 mins
Servings: 4
Author: Shelly


  • 1 pound Fresh Green Bean
  • 1 tablespoon Garlic minced
  • 1 inch Ginger grated
  • 1 tablespoon Oil
  • 1/4 cup Water
  • 1/4 cup Roasted Almonds roughly chopped


  • Wash and remove stem ends from green beans, set aside.
  • Heat a skillet with a lid over medium high heat. While skillet is warming add the oil.
  • To the warmed oil in the skillet add the garlic and ginger, cook for about 30 seconds.
  • Add the green beans to the skillet and sauté for a minute or two to get them cooking.
  • Pour the water into the pan and quickly cover the pan.
  • Cook the green beans for about 5 minutes or until tender crisp. Adjust temperature to keep the water boiling about medium heat.
  • Remove the lid and continue to cook and stir until the water has evaporated away.
  • Place the green beans on a plate be sure to get all the ginger and garlic out of the pan.
  • Sprinkle the green beans with chopped almonds.
  • Serve.