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Green Bean Stir-Fry Recipe

Green Bean Stir-Fry Recipe

Soy sauce and peanut butter flavor these crisp-tender beans. "They're a nice change from the usual green bean salads and casseroles," says Robin Joss from Ashburn, Virginia. "With a sesame seed crunch, this dish always wows guests and brings plenty of recipe requests."
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min. YIELD:2 servings


  • 1 tablespoon reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 teaspoon sesame seeds, toasted
  • 1 teaspoon brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon peanut butter
  • 3/4 pound fresh green beans, trimmed
  • 4-1/2 teaspoons vegetable oil


  • 1. In a small bowl, combine the soy sauce, garlic, sesame seeds, brown sugar and peanut butter; set aside.
  • 2. In a large skillet, stir-fry green beans in oil until crisp-tender. Remove from the heat. Add the soy sauce mixture; stir to coat. Yield: 2 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 178 calories, 12g fat (2g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 491mg sodium, 15g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 6g fiber), 5g protein.

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bear09 User ID: 4859042 55595
Reviewed Feb. 9, 2012

"Great flavor!"

jlc1978blue User ID: 3580625 90020
Reviewed Nov. 21, 2011

"One of my favorite recipes. I've made it several times and my 10 year old son loves it. I also gave the recipe to my mother and she loved it."

JillAndLea User ID: 1675407 90015
Reviewed Sep. 27, 2010

"Great recipe! Will definitely make again!"

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