What to cook with asparagus beans: 3 unusual dishes

Iryna MelnichenkoLS Food
How to cook asparagus beans deliciously
How to cook asparagus beans deliciously

Asparagus beans are a very valuable product that contain a record amount of vitamin K, which is essential for the proper synthesis of proteins responsible for blood clotting and tissue repair and healing. Besides, it is very tasty and can be a great option for a snack or an addition to the main course.

FoodOboz has prepared 3 delicious and unusual recipes for asparagus beans that will become your favorite.

1. Fried green beans with sesame seeds

You can also use frozen product


  • green beans - 400-500 g
  • garlic - 1-2 cloves.
  • flour - 1 tbsp
  • sesame oil - 5 ml
  • white sesame seeds - 20 g
  • pepper - 2 g
  • butter - 20 g
  • salt - 1 tsp.

Method of preparation:

  1. Wash the asparagus beans, cut into 2-3 cm pieces, place in water for 5-7 minutes, then transfer to a saucepan with cold salted water, cook until boiling and then another 7-10 minutes.
  2. Put it in a colander and place it in cold water for 2-3 minutes, this will restore its elasticity and bright color.
  3. Drain again in a colander to prevent it from becoming watery.
  4. Fry the sesame seeds until golden brown in a dry frying pan.
  5. Melt the butter in a deep frying pan, add the pepper and chopped garlic, add the beans immediately, stir and fry for about 3 minutes.
  6. Then gently add flour and sesame seeds, mix thoroughly, add salt to taste and turn off the heat.

Drizzle the dish with sesame oil before serving; it will be delicious both hot and cold.

2. Fried green beans with garlic and paprika

Cooking beans with garlic will be very tasty


  • green beans - 300-400 g
  • garlic - 2-3 cloves.
  • chili pepper - 1 pc.
  • ground paprika - 1/4 tsp.
  • sesame oil - 1-2 tbsp.
  • sesame seeds - 1-3 tbsp.
  • cloves - 2-3 pcs.
  • soy sauce - 2-3 tbsp.
  • salt, pepper - to taste

Method of preparation:

  1. Wash and chop the beans, put them in boiling water for 5 minutes, then put them in cold water for 3-5 minutes to make them crispy and bright.
  2. Chop the garlic and chili pepper as finely as possible.
  3. Fry the sesame seeds in a dry frying pan until golden brown.
  4. Pour the sesame oil into a large frying pan, let it boil, throw the beans into the boiling oil, and stir.
  5. After a few seconds, add soy sauce, chopped garlic, chili, salt, and spices and mix thoroughly, fry for 10-15 minutes.
  6. Turn off the heat and add the sesame seeds.

Serve cold and hot - it will be equally delicious.

3. Asparagus bean pie

Pie with asparagus beans and vegetables


  • asparagus beans - 200 g
  • eggs - 1 pc.
  • kefir - 230 ml
  • onion - 1 pc.
  • oil - 2 tbsp.
  • butter - 20 g
  • carrots - 50 g
  • flour - 1 cup
  • baking soda - 0.5 tsp
  • salt - 0.5 tsp.

Method of preparation:

  1. Wash and finely chop the green beans, boil them in boiling water for about 5 minutes, and put them in cold water for 1-2 minutes.
  2. Finely chop the onion, grate the carrots on a coarse grater, and fry in vegetable oil for about 5 minutes to make the onion soft and golden.
  3. Dough: beat eggs with salt and kefir, add well-sifted flour, and baking soda, and mix thoroughly to make the consistency of liquid sour cream.
  4. In a separate bowl, mix the beans, fried onions, and carrots, and add salt if necessary.
  5. Grease a baking dish generously with butter, pour half of the dough, put the vegetables, and top with the dough.
  6. Put in the oven for 30-45 minutes at 170-180 C.

The finished cake is best eaten chilled.

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