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Spicy Asian Green Beans

Soy sauce and red pepper flakes dial it up for green beans with pizzazz!

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  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 20 min
  • ingredients 6
  • servings 6
 

Ingredients

Beans

1
bag (22 oz) Green Giant® SELECT® frozen whole green beans

Sauce

1/2
cup orange juice
1 1/4
teaspoons cornstarch
2
tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce
1/8
to 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
1
small clove garlic, finely chopped

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 Cook green beans as directed on bag. Drain; place in serving bowl.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in 1-quart saucepan, mix sauce ingredients until well blended. Heat to boiling. Reduce heat to low; simmer 1 to 2 minutes, stirring constantly, until thickened and clear.
  • 3 Stir sauce into cooked green beans to coat.
  • 1 Cook green beans as directed on bag. Drain; place in serving bowl.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in 1-quart saucepan, mix sauce ingredients until well blended. Heat to boiling. Reduce heat to low; simmer 1 to 2 minutes, stirring constantly, until thickened and clear.
  • 3 Stir sauce into cooked green beans to coat.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

Green beans provide fiber and vitamin A. These two nutrients are important for good health.

1/8 teaspoon garlic powder can be substituted for the 1 small clove.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
45
(
Calories from Fat
0),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
0g
0%
(Saturated Fat
0g,
0%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
180mg
180%;
Total Carbohydrate
9g
9%
(Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
  Sugars
5g
5%
),
Protein
2g
2%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%;
Vitamin C
10%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
4%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.