Pole Beans with Lemongrass and Garlic Butter

Pole Beans with Lemongrass and Garlic Butter

  • Prep: 5 min
  • Cook Time: 15 min
  • Total: 20 min
  • Serving: 2 Servings

Pole beans come in dark green, light yellow or even purple colors. Serve them as a colorful side to roast poultry, beef or pork dishes.


  • 4 cups pole beans
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon lemon grass, trimmed and chopped
  • Sea salt and freshly ground pepper


  1. Trim the ends off of the beans and cook in a steamer for about 15 minutes or according to your steamer manual’s suggested time.
  2. Place the butter in a sauté pan over medium-high heat. Once melted, add the garlic and cook, stirring frequently, for 1-1/2 minutes; reduce the heat to low. Stir the lemon grass into the mixture and cook for an additional 2 minutes.
  3. Drizzle the butter mixture over the steamed pole beans, sprinkle with a few pinches of salt and pepper and then serve immediately.


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