Lemon Garlic Green Beans with Chickpea Fried Onions
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These lemon garlic green beans topped with crispy chickpea-fried onions make a great side dish to any meal. Garlic green beans are roasted in the oven while you fry the crispy chickpea onion topping.
Recipe type: Side
Cuisine: American
Serves: 4
Green Beans
  • 1 lb green beans
  • 2-3 tbsp olive oil
  • ½ tsp salt, +more to taste
  • ¼ tsp pepper
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • Juice of 1 lemon
Chickpea Fried Onions
  • 1 sweet or yellow onion, sliced into thin strands
  • ½ cup chickpea flour
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 3-4 tbsp avocado or olive oil
  1. Preheat oven to 400F.
  2. Toss green beans with olive oil, salt, pepper, and minced garlic. Place seasoned green beans on a parchment-lined baking sheet. Bake the green beans for 20-25 minutes, until they just start to shrivel and brown slightly.
  3. Meanwhile, prepare the crispy chickpea fried onions. Toss a thinly sliced onion in a small bowl with the chickpea flour and salt. Make sure the onion strands are coated in the mixture. Heat oil in a pan over medium-high heat. Add chickpea-coated onions to the hot pan in a single layer.
  4. Fry the onions for about 10 mins total. You want the chickpea coating to be brown and crispy, and the onions to be softened. After a couple minutes, flip over a small portion of the onions to see if they have browned. If so, flip over all of the onions so they can get evenly browned on both sides.
  5. Remove green beans from the oven when done and toss with the juice of one lemon. Serve roasted garlic green beans topped with crispy onions. Enjoy!
Recipe by Zen and Zaatar at https://zenandzaatar.com/lemon-garlic-green-beans-with-chickpea-fried-onions/