Green Beans

Spicy and Garlicky Green Beans with Walnuts

spicy and garlicky walnut stir-fried green beans recipe

Crunchy green beans taste wonderful in a rich, nutty coating of walnuts and lots of garlic and ginger. Serve with your favorite Asian noodle or rice dishes. more→

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Quinoa with Cabbage and Green Beans

Quinoa with green beans recipe

Here’s an easy dish to highlight super-nutritious quinoa. With a flavorful sauté of onion, cabbage, and green beans, this needs very little in the way of seasoning. Serve with a simple bean dish and a colorful salad for a simple meal. Photos by Hannah Kaminsky. more→

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Soba Noodles with Green Beans and Almonds

Almonds in a white bowl

Perfect green beans seem to be available only for a month or two in the summer. This dish is a nice way to highlight them during that brief window. However, I’m so fond of it, that I use frozen green beans so I can make this regularly. I highly recommend using organic whole baby green beans.

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Thai-Style Green Veggies with Coconut-Peanut Sauce

Steamed fresh veggies offer a nice change of pace from stir-fries. What makes this dish great is a rich and delectable peanut sauce.

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Piquant Green Beans

green beans in a colander

This nippy preparation of green beans is adapted from a traditional recipe from the Southwestern U.S. Use the most tender fresh green beans for best results. more→

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Green Beans and Carrots Sesame

Green beans on table

The simple vegetable due of green beans and carrots makes a flavorful, colorful side dish for summer meals. more→

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Lemony Bulgur with Green Beans and Walnuts

Bulgur on a spoon

Filling and hearty, the lemony flavor and the young green beans give this bulgur dish a touch of spring. more→

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Navy Bean and Green Bean Salad with Fresh Herbs

Green beans on table

Featuring the companionable flavors of fresh green beans, navy beans, and cucumber, here’s a lively, refreshing salad, perfect for picnics, potlucks, and casual company buffets. Use the recommended amounts of fresh herbs as a guideline — the more, the better! more→

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