Japanese Beet and Bean Stir-Fry with Yogurt Sauce

Japanese Beet and Bean Stir-Fry with Yogurt Sauce
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What Started it all:
Greek Yogurt, Beet, beans, wok

This unique Japanese-inspired dish combines the sweetness of beets with the savory flavor of beans, all wrapped up in a creamy yogurt sauce. This recipe is perfect for a quick and easy dinner that’s packed with nutrients.


  • 1 large beet, peeled and diced
  • 1 can of black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1/2 cup Greek yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon rice vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Fresh cilantro leaves for garnish
  • Wok or large skillet


  1. Preheat the wok or large skillet over medium-high heat.
  2. Add the diced beet and cook for 5-7 minutes, or until tender and lightly caramelized.
  3. Add the black beans and cook for an additional 2-3 minutes, stirring frequently.
  4. In a small bowl, whisk together the yogurt, soy sauce, rice vinegar, and sesame oil.
  5. Add the yogurt sauce to the wok and stir to combine with the beets and beans.
  6. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  7. Garnish with fresh cilantro leaves and serve hot.

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