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Burkina Faso French Green Beans

French style green beans with onions and flavored with garlic, ginger and chilies makes for a lovely side dish , you should try it!
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Burkina Faso
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 77kcal
Author International Cuisine


  • 1 lb. fresh French green beans cut on the diagonal
  • ½ white onion sliced thinly
  • 1 red chili pepper minced
  • 1 teaspoon ginger freshly grated
  • 1 garlic clove minced
  • 1 tablespoon cooking oil
  • Salt to taste


  • In a frying pan cook the white onion in the oil until translucent
  • Add in the remaining ingredients and cook until the beans are tender.
  • Season with salt to taste, and serve


Calories: 77kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 3g | Sodium: 8mg | Potassium: 295mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 890IU | Vitamin C: 31.3mg | Calcium: 45mg | Iron: 1.3mg