Green Bean and Edamame Stir Fry

Lean, green and delicious!

Posted in , Jul 9, 2009

Green bean and edamame stir fry

The soybeans (edamame) and green beans give a protein and fiber one-two punch with 16 and 11 grams each!

Read more about soybeans and other nutrient-packed ingredients in Rebecca Katz's Quick Bites from the Healthy Cook.



1 lb. green beans, trimmed 1 Tbsp. fresh ginger, minced
¼ c. fermented black beans ¼ tsp. crushed red pepper flakes
½ c. mirin 1 c. thawed, shelled edamame
1 Tbsp. brown miso paste 2 tsp. extra-virgin olive oil
½ c. scallions, chopped 2 c. cooked rice
1 Tbsp. garlic, minced  


1. Bring 1 gallon water and ½ cup salt to a boil in a large stockpot. Blanch green beans for 5 to 7 minutes, till tender but not mushy. Drain and cool.

2. Combine black beans, mirin, miso, scallions, garlic, ginger and red pepper in a bowl. Stir until miso dissolves. Cut green beans into 1-inch pieces.

3. Combine with edamame in a medium bowl. Add olive oil then bean mixture to a cold wok. Turn heat on high. Stir-fry to heat green-bean mixture then add black-bean mixture. Cook until sauce sticks to beans. Remove from wok. Serve with rice.

Serves 4



Recipe from Canyon Ranch: Nourish: Indulgently Healthy Cuisine by Scott Uehlein ©2009 with permission from Viking Studios

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