Market Recipe: Honey Garlic String Beans

Honey garlic string beans

Market Recipe: Honey Garlic String Beans

by Mueller Market Chef Julia Whitehorn

Featured Ingredients:
  • 1 bundle of Red Long Beans (Southern Star Farms)
  • 1 bundle green beans (Bernhardts Farm)
  • 3-4 garlic cloves (Bouldin Food Forest)
  • 4 tbs raw local honey (Round Rock Honey)
Other Ingredients:
  • 1/4 cup Tamari (or soy sauce)
  • 1/4 cup Rice wine vinegar 
  • 2 Tbs roasted sesame oil 
  • Sesame seeds
    1. Trim and cut mixed beans to around 1-2 inch strips and set into a large mixing bowl 
    2. Pour tamari, rice wine vinegar, honey, 2 tbs sesame oil, and sprinkle of sesame to coat the beans to let quickly marinate 
    3. Thinly slice your garlic cloves and begin to heat a large skillet or wok over medium high heat
    4. Drizzle in 1-2 tbs of sesame oil to coat the bottom of the pan
    5. Add the garlic and cook / pan fry until golden and fragrant (about 2-3 minutes)
    6. Transfer the garlic to the side on a paper towel 
    7. Add the rest of the bean mix to the sesame garlic oil still left in the pan and frequently stir until slightly tender
    8. Transfer the beans to a serving platter, sprinkle with the remaining sesame seeds and fried garlic and serve!

      Beans for recipe at the farmers market

      Ingredients for recipe. Pictured is string beans, garlic, honey, tamari, rice vinegar

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