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Asian Green Beans Recipe

Asian Green Beans Recipe

Harriet Stichter of Milford, Indiana brings us this easy no-stress side dish. These versatile beans will enhance any main course.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 package (16 ounces) frozen cut green beans
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons chopped onion
  • 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons canola oil
  • 1 jar (4-1/2 ounces) sliced mushrooms, drained
  • 1/2 cup sliced water chestnuts
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons sesame seeds, toasted

Directions

  • 1. Cook green beans according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a small bowl, combine the cornstarch, broth and soy sauce until smooth; set aside.
  • 2. In a large skillet, saute onion and ginger in oil until tender. Stir broth mixture and add to skillet. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 1 minute or until thickened. Drain beans; add the beans, mushrooms and water chestnuts to skillet. Stir to coat. Just before serving, sprinkle with sesame seeds. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup (prepared with reduced-sodium chicken broth and reduced-sodium soy sauce) equals 82 calories, 2 g fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 502 mg sodium, 13 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 3 g protein. Diabetic Exchange: 3 vegetable.