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Heavenly Green Beans

Yield 4


  • 1 pound fresh green beans , trimmed
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 cup finely minced onion
  • 3 cloves minced garlic
  • 1 tablespoon sesame seeds
  • 3 tablespoons low-sodium soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 1 teaspoon sriracha hot sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground allspice
  • salt and ground black pepper to taste


  1. Place a steamer insert into a saucepan and fill with water to just below the bottom of the steamer. Bring water to a boil. Add green beans, cover, and steam until tender, 2 to 6 minutes.
  2. Melt butter in a saucepan over medium heat; cook onion and garlic for 2 minutes, stirring constantly. Add sesame seeds; cook and stir until sesame seeds are golden brown, 3 to 5 minutes.
  3. Mix soy sauce, mayonnaise, sriracha hot sauce, and allspice into onion mixture. Add green beans and toss to coat; season with salt and pepper.

Recipe Notes

Source: slightly adapted from Allrecipes. Reduced soy sauce.