Sesame and garlic greens

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Sesame and garlic greens
Sesame and garlic greens
  • Serves: 8

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Sesame and garlic greens are so quick and easy to make they will be on the table in 10 mins flat! Get your wok hot and stir-fry green beans, pak choi, sugar snap peas and spring greens, adding sesame oil and garlic for flavour. Top with crispy onions, and you'll have a healthy salad that's perfect for sharing as a side dish or as part of a sharing dinner.


  • 1tbsp sunflower oil
  • 200g green beans, trimmed
  • 1tsp sesame oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 4 large pak choi, cut into quarters
  • 100g sugar snap peas
  • 100g choi sum or shredded spring greens
  • 1-2tbsp light soy sauce
  • 2tbsp crispy onions or salted roasted peanuts


  1. Heat the sunflower oil in a wok and stir-fry the green beans for 2 mins. Remove from the pan and set aside.

  2. Add the sesame oil and garlic, and mix well. Add the pak choi and sugar snap peas, and mix well. Add the spring greens, stir-fry for 1-2 mins, then return the green beans to the pan. Stir in the soy sauce, then sprinkle over the crispy onions to serve.

Nutritional information per portion

  • Low
  • Med
  • High
  • Calories 63(kcal)
  • Fat 4.0g
  • Saturates 0.6g

This nutritional information is only a guide and is based on 2,000 calories per day. For more information on eating a healthy diet, please visit the Food Standards Agency website.

Guideline Daily Amount for 2,000 calories per day are: 70g fat, 20g saturated fat, 90g sugar, 6g salt.

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