Szechuan Green Beans Recipe

Looking for an easy Szechuan Green Beans recipe? Learn how to make Szechuan Green Beans using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by mehardenb

Makes 2 servings



Prep Time: 10 mins Total Time: 17 mins Delicious and spicy green beans, just like your favorite Chinese restaurant. Be careful with the sesame oil, or it can overpower your beans. Prep time includes steaming the beans."

Recipe Ingredients for Szechuan Green Beans

1 lb green beans
1 teaspoon dried ginger
4 garlic cloves
2 tbsp water
30 g Naturally Brewed Less Sodium Soy Sauce
1 tsp cornstarch
1 tsp splenda brown sugar
1 tsp sesame oil
1/2 tsp crushed red pepper flakes

Recipe Directions for Szechuan Green Beans

  1. Wash beans, trim ends and remove strings.

  2. Arrange beans in a vegetable steamer (or a colander that will sit nicely in saucepan), and place

  3. over boiling water.

  4. Cover and steam 5 minutes.

  5. Drain and plunge into cold water, drain again.

  6. Coat a large nonstick skillet (or wok) with cooking spray or peanut oil and heat until hot.

  7. Add gingerroot and garlic and saute 30 secs.

  8. Add beans, saute 5 minutes.

  9. Combine 2 tablespoons water and remaining 5 ingredients.

  10. Stir well.

  11. Add to beans, cook 30 seconds or until thoroughly heated, stirring constantly.

Categories

Vegetables

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 269.6g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
129
Calories from Fat
24
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
2.7g
4%
Saturated Fat
0.4g
2%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
591mg
25%
Potassium
519mg
15%
Total Carbohydrates
23.3g
8%
Dietary Fiber
8.1g
32%
Sugars
5.3g
Protein
5.6g
Vitamin A 35% Vitamin C 65%
Calcium 10% Iron 14%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • No cholesterol
  • Very high in dietary fiber
  • High in iron
  • Very high in manganese
  • High in magnesium
  • High in potassium
  • High in riboflavin
  • High in thiamin
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • High in vitamin B6
  • Very high in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in sodium
  • High in sugar
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