Zesty Green Beans

    Zesty Green Beans


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    About this recipe: These green beans are the perfect side dish to any meal. They have the perfect combination of flavours. Green beans are tossed with honey, orange zest, soy sauce, balsamic vinegar and diced tomatoes.

    Serves: 4 

    • 3 tablespoons honey
    • 1/2 orange, zested
    • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
    • 1 teaspoon soy sauce
    • 1 1/2 teaspoons balsamic vinegar
    • 1 dash ground black pepper
    • 1 tablespoon water
    • 225g fresh green beans, trimmed
    • 1 teaspoon extra-virgin olive oil
    • 1 tomato, diced

    Prep:15min  ›  Cook:10min  ›  Extra time:20min marinating  ›  Ready in:45min 

    1. Stir the honey, orange zest, garlic, soy sauce, balsamic vinegar, pepper and water together in a bowl. Add the green beans and toss to coat. Allow to soak for 20 minutes, mixing every 5 minutes.
    2. Heat the olive oil in a saucepan over low heat; add the green beans to the hot oil and cover the saucepan. Pour the green beans and sauce into the pan and cook, shaking the pan regularly, until the beans are slightly tender, about 5 minutes.
    3. Add the tomatoes to the green beans, cover and continue cooking until the green beans are cooked though yet slightly crispy, about 5 minutes more.

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