Prep and cook time:  15 minutes      Serves 6

1    pound string beans
2    cloves garlic, minced
2    tablespoons tamari or coconut aminos
4    tablespoons tahini
½   lemon, juiced
Wash beans, chop ends off, and cut in half. Fill a pot with about 2 inches of water and bring to a boil. Place beans in a steaming basket and place over boiling water. Cover beans and steam for 5 minutes. In a large bowl, combine garlic, tamari, tahini, and lemon juice. When beans are done, add them to the garlic mixture. Mix until string beans are coated and serve.