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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Greek Potato, Tomato, and Zucchini Stew

Greek potato, zucchini, and green bean stew

Here’s a simple Greek-inspired stew bursting with summer flavors — tomatoes and zucchini in a mellow base of potatoes. A fresh, crusty bread is a must with this. To round out the meal, serve a big green salad with some chickpeas tossed in, and a good wine. For a company meal, add Olive Bar Medley with Tofu “Feta” as an appetizer. 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

Soba Noodles with Green Beans and Almonds

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 them, that I use frozen green beans so I can make this easy soba noodle dish 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 and carrots sesame

The simple vegetable duo of green beans and carrots makes a flavorful, colorful side dish for summer meals. The hint of Asian flavors — soy sauce and sesame (oil and seeds) makes it special. 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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