TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES: 2 servings


  • 1/4 pound fresh green beans, trimmed
  • 1 teaspoon canola oil
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons soy sauce
  • 3/4 teaspoon sesame seeds
  • 1/4 teaspoon sesame oil, optional
  • 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon onion powder
  • Dash pepper

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup: 50 calories, 3g fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 233mg sodium, 4g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 2g fiber), 2g protein.


  1. In a small skillet, saute beans in canola oil for 5 minutes. Add the soy sauce, sesame seeds, sesame oil if desired, garlic powder, onion powder and pepper. Cook and stir 1-2 minutes longer or until beans are tender and evenly coated with soy sauce mixture. Serve immediately. Yield: 2 servings.
Originally published as Stir-Fry Snap Beans in Cooking for One or Two Cookbook 2003, p247

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taucross User ID: 2775041 156346
Reviewed Jan. 18, 2008

"Our family has a recipe similar to this one. We don't bother with the garlic or onion powder though, and they still turn out great. I would suggest buying a really good quaility soy sauce, it makes a difference!"

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