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green beans-garlic stir-fried in browned butter.

green beans-garlic stir-fried in browned butter.

 

Make the easiest holiday side-dish using fresh green beans or even frozen fine beans to make this 3 ingredient stir-fry. 

Perfect for the holiday season or parties to be served along with your main dishes.

The bean stir-fry can be done under 30 minutes, leaving you enough time to concentrate on your main dish.

 

green beans stir-fry, a vegetarian easy side-dish in 20 minutes.

 

Why use brown butter for

the beans recipe.

 

When butter is browned gently, it brings out a fragrant nutty aroma and when used on beans, it also brings out the best tastes of the beans you are making.

 

beans stir fry, an easy 20 minutes side dish for the holidays.

 

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green beans-garlic stir-fried in browned butter. Make the easiest holiday side-dish using fresh green beans or even frozen fine beans to make this 3 ingredient stir-fry.  Holidays, parties and family get together's can be a stressful time to make food while enjoying the whole cooking thing.

 

Utensils and appliances needed.

chopping board and knife.

small glass/ceramic bowl.

skillet or frying pan.

 

Main dishes you can serve

with the browned butter beans.

 

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Beginner’s tips on making

browned butter for the bean

stir-fry.

 

As easy as it is to make browned butter, it’s also easy to burn the butter so here are a few tips to make the process of making brown butter for the green beans easier.

  • Avoid any distractions or multi-tasking when you are browning the butter, you only need a few minutes for the whole process but the butter can easily burn.

 

  • Use a pan with a light bottom to the frying pan, this way, you’ll be able to see the transition of color as the butter cooks.

 

  • Maintain low heat throughout the cooking process and swirl the pan constantly to get an even browning to the butter.

 

green beans garlic stir-fried

in browned butter.

 

Please make sure to read the recipe instructions carefully to avoid mistakes.

Ingredients

Ingredients mentioned below use standard measuring cups and spoons.

1/2 cup butter
3 cloves of garlic sliced fine
3 slightly bruised cardamoms

500g of green beans(frozen beans can be used as well)
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
Salt to season

 

Method

Making the browned butter

(read notes above).

 

Place a light bottomed frying pan over low heat, add the butter to the pan and let the butter melt over low-medium fire.

 

Continue to cook the butter until the oily liquid turns from light amber to a lighter brown.

 

Once the color of the butter changes to a lighter brown and to a darker brown, at some point in this process(roughly 5-7 minutes later), you will notice the nutty aroma coming from the browned butter.

Immediately remove from fire and transfer the butter into a small glass bowl. set aside.

 

How to stir-fry the green beans.

You need the beans to be slightly soft before adding it to the brown butter. 

 

If you are using frozen beans-

You don’t need to cook with extra water but cook using the ice which has been frozen in it.

 

If you are using fresh beans

Clean, wash, drain the beans, place them in the same frying pan, add 1/3 cup water or just enough water to soften the beans. cook until water evaporates and your fresh beans are slightly tender.

 

How to cook the green beans

in garlic and browned butter.

 

Place pan over low-medium fire.

Pour a tablespoon of the browned butter, add the bruised cardamom and garlic slivers to the butter and saute for 1-2 minutes over low fire to release the aromas of the garlic and cardamom.

Maintain low heat and add the rest of the browned butter followed by the beans, season with salt, pepper and continue tossing the beans while cooking them.

Serve warm and enjoy.

 

 

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Yield: 4

green beans-garlic stir-fried in browned butter.

green beans-garlic stir-fried in browned butter.
Ingredients mentioned below use standard measuring cups and spoons.

1/2 cup butter3 cloves of garlic sliced fine3 slightly bruised cardamoms500g of green beans(frozen beans can be used as well)1/2 teaspoon freshly ground pepperSalt to season

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes

Ingredients

  • Ingredients mentioned below use standard measuring cups and spoons.
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 3 cloves of garlic sliced fine
  • 3 slightly bruised cardamoms
  • 500g of green beans(frozen beans can be used as well)
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • Salt to season

Instructions

    MAKING THE BROWNED BUTTER

    (READ NOTES ABOVE).

    Place a light bottomed frying pan over low heat, add the butter to the pan and let the butter melt over low-medium fire.

    Continue to cook the butter until the oily liquid turns from light amber to a lighter brown.

    Once the color of the butter changes to a lighter brown and to a darker brown, at some point of this process(roughly 5-7 minutes later), you will notice the nutty aroma coming from the browned butter.

    Immediately remove from fire and transfer the butter into a small glass bowl. set aside.

    HOW TO STIR-FRY THE GREEN BEANS.

    You need the beans to be slightly soft before adding it to the brown butter. 

    If you are using frozen beans-

    You don’t need to cook with extra water but cook using the ice which has been frozen in it.

    If you are using fresh beans

    Clean, wash, drain the beans, place them in the same frying pan, add 1/3 cup water or just enough water to soften the beans. cook until water evaporates and your fresh beans are slightly tender.

    How to cook the green beans in garlic and browned butter.

    Place pan over a low-medium fire.

    Pour a tablespoon of the browned butter, add the bruised cardamom and garlic slivers to the butter and saute for 1-2 minutes over low fire to release the aromas of the garlic and cardamom.

    Maintain low heat and add the rest of the browned butter followed by the beans, season with salt, pepper and continue tossing the beans while cooking them.

    Serve warm and enjoy.

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    Nutrition Information:

    Yield:

    5

    Serving Size:

    1

    Amount Per Serving: Calories: 206Total Fat: 19gSaturated Fat: 12gTrans Fat: 1gUnsaturated Fat: 6gCholesterol: 49mgSodium: 267mgCarbohydrates: 10gFiber: 4gSugar: 4gProtein: 2g
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