This recipe is a perfect way to dress up fresh vegetables in a delicious, light marinade. Makes a great addition to a party buffet, or a quick healthy snack. Easy to prepare, and easy to enjoy!

Ingredients:

1/4 c. tamari or soy sauce

1 tbsp of minced shallot

1 tsp. grated Fresh ginger

1 tsp. sesame oil

1 tsp. fresh grated garlic

2 tbsp olive or grapeseed oil

zest and juice of 1 lemon

pinch of salt

2 cups of green beans

Directions:

1)Quickly blanch green beans in boiling water, until tender-crisp. Cool and pack green beans tightly in a jar or shallow dish.

2) Combine remaining ingredients; whisk well and pour over green beans. If needed, you can add a bit of water and soy sauce to cover the beans.

3) Allow to marinate for 2 hours in the refrigerator and enjoy for up to 4 days. Adjust flavor to your liking with salt or other marinade ingredients.

*also delicious with carrots, cucumber, cauliflower, peppers, and mushrooms!