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Skip greasy takeout and try this easy stir-fried green beans recipe. If you don't have a wok, you can make these stir-fried green beans just as well in a skillet.

Source: EatingWell Magazine, July/August 2012


Recipe Summary

25 mins


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Whisk water, soy sauce, cornstarch and hot sauce to taste in a small bowl.

  • Heat oil in a wok or large skillet over medium-high heat. Add beans, ginger and garlic; cook, stirring, until fragrant, about 1 minute. Add the sauce mixture; cook, stirring frequently, until the beans are tender-crisp and coated with sauce, 4 to 6 minutes. Sprinkle with sesame seeds.


People with celiac disease or gluten-sensitivity should use soy sauces that are labeled "gluten-free," as soy sauce may contain wheat or other gluten-containing sweeteners and flavors.

Nutrition Facts

about 1 cup
92 calories; protein 3.1g; carbohydrates 11.1g; dietary fiber 3.5g; sugars 4g; fat 4.9g; saturated fat 0.5g; vitamin a iu 782.8IU; vitamin c 14.6mg; folate 39.9mcg; calcium 71mg; iron 1.7mg; magnesium 40.8mg; potassium 282mg; sodium 290.7mg; thiamin 0.1mg.

1 1/2 vegetable, 1 fat