Asian-Style Green Beans

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 10 min.


4 servings

Updated: Jun. 30, 2023
These Asian-style green beans are a tasty addition to any meal. The flavors of sesame oil and soy sauce work so well together! —Susan Bickta, Kutztown, Pennsylvania
Asian-Style Green Beans Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 1 tablespoon toasted sesame oil
  • 2 cups frozen cut green beans (about 8 ounces), thawed
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 to 2 teaspoons sugar or honey
  • Sesame seeds, optional


  1. In a large skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add green beans; cook and stir until heated through. Add garlic; cook 1 minute longer. Stir in soy sauce and sugar until sugar is dissolved. If desired, sprinkle with sesame seeds.

Nutrition Facts

1/2 cup: 58 calories, 3g fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 460mg sodium, 5g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1/2 fat.