Spicy Green Beans

Green beansAdd some spice to your life with this amazing green bean recipe.



Cook Time:

15 min


  • 1 tsp coconut or olive oil
  • 1/2 lb green beans, ends trimmed, chopped into bite-size pieces
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp soy sauce
  • 1 tsp siracha (or 2 tsp chili flakes)

Yummy Additions

  • 1 tsp ginger, grated
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 1 Tbsp crushed roasted walnuts or almonds


  • Add the oil to a frying pan on medium heat. Once hot, add the green beans and let them cook undisturbed for about 1 minute.

  • Mix the garlic, soy sauce and siracha in a bowl (and the ginger and lemon juice, if using). The beans should have turned bright green.

  • Add about ¼ cup of water to the pan. Cook another 2 minutes, until the water is mostly gone. Pour the sauce into the pan and toss gently to coat.

  • Cook another 2 minutes, until everything is fragrant and most of the liquid is gone. Taste and add more hot sauce or soy sauce if you want the beans hotter or saltier.

  • Top with walnuts/almonds if using.


Nutrition Information: Serving size = 1/2 of green beans Calories: 67 Fat: 8g Saturated Fat: 2g Carbohydrates: 10g Sugars: 5g Sodium: 218mg Fiber: 3g Protein: 3g

Recipe adapted from www.minimalistbaker.com