Sauteed Asian Mixed Beans

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Prep time: 20 minutes Cook: 14 minutes Total: 34 minutes

Yield: 4 to 6 servings


  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 pound ground pork
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 medium red bliss potato, cut into large dice
  • 1 1/2 pounds wax beans, trimmed
  • 1 1/2 pounds green beans, trimmed
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1/4 cup hoisin
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce


  1. Heat a covered saute pan over medium-high heat. Add the olive oil and ground pork. Season the pork with salt and pepper and saute the meat breaking it up with a cooking utensil, 3 minutes. Add the onion, garlic, potato, wax beans, green beans, and broth. Stir to combine, reduce the heat to low, cover and cook for 10 to 12 minutes. Stir in the hoisin and soy and serve.