Szechuan Beans ~ Naturally Gluten-Free

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Discover beans with Asian flavour. This tasty dish is a combination of green and black beans in a garlic and ginger sauce with a hint of spice. Szechuan beans are excellent as a main over quinoa or rice, but also make a perfect side to your chicken or pork.


  • 1 lb. organic green beans, trimmed
  • 1 (14 oz.) can of organic black beans, drain and rinse
  • 2 tbsp. coconut oil or extra virgin olive oil
  • ½ tsp. sesame oil
  • 2 tbsp. thinly sliced garlic
  • 2 tbsp. freshly grated ginger
  • 1 tbsp. organic gluten-free apple cider
  • 2 tbsp. gluten-free tamari sauce
  • 2 tbsp. pure maple syrup
  • 1 – 2 tsp. gluten-free organic hot chili flakes or to taste
  • Instructions

  • Heat 4 cups of water, add green beans and boil 3 – 5 minutes or until crispy tender, then drain.
  • Heat oil in a large saucepan, stir in garlic and ginger and cook for a minute on low heat until fragrant.
  • Add the balance of ingredients, constantly stir until sauce thickens, about 2 – 3 minutes
  • Serve hot

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