Coconut-cumin green beans

3
3
3
SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
16 min
Prep
8 min
Cook
8 min
Serves
4
Difficulty
Easy
Did you know that green beans are also called snap beans? This well-deserved name reflects the sound the beans make when their ends are snapped (broken) off to trim them.

Ingredients

Uncooked string beans

1 pound(s), trimmed

Canola oil

2 tsp

Unsweetened coconut flakes

cup(s)

Cumin seeds

½ tsp, crushed

Table salt

½ tsp

Black pepper

tsp

Instructions

  1. Bring medium saucepan of water to boil over high heat. Add green beans and cook, covered, until crisp-tender, about 3 minutes. Drain and cover to keep warm.
  2. Meanwhile, heat oil in large skillet over medium heat. Add coconut and cumin and cook, stirring constantly, until coconut is toasted, about 2 minutes. Add green beans, salt, and pepper and cook, stirring constantly, until heated through, about 1 minute longer
  3. Per serving: generous 3/4 cup