Green Beans in Black Bean Sauce

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Serves: 4

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1 lb fresh green beans
2 Tbsp black bean paste
2 Tbsp low sodium soy sauce
1/4 cup cold water
1 Tbsp corn starch


Wash green beans and trim into bite sized pieces. Steam or microwave with a little water until just tender-crisp. Drain and rinse with cold water to stop cooking.
Mix together the black bean paste, soy sauce, water and corn starch until very smooth.

Heat a wok or large saucepan to medium high. Add some water and the cooked beans. When beans are heated (about 2 minutes) add the sauce. Stir constantly to coat the beans (sauce will get very thick). Serve immediately over hot cooked rice.


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