Red Pepper Green Beans

Number of Servings: 4 (149 g)
Active Time: 20 min.
Total Time: 20 min.
Red Pepper Green Beans

If you’re in a hurry, you can use frozen green beans for this recipe. Garlic, chili paste, and sesame oil coat the green beans and red pepper with a spicy, smokey flavor that is absolutely luxurious.

Tip: If you use frozen beans, you can skip steps 1 and 2, as beans are blanched before freezing anyway.


  • 1 lb. green beans, trimmed
  • 2 tsp. olive oil
  • 1 red bell pepper, seeded and sliced
  • ½ tsp. chili paste
  • 1 clove garlic, chopped
  • 1 tsp. sesame oil
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ¼ tsp. pepper


  1. Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Add the beans and cook until they turn bright green and are tender-crisp (1-3 minutes).
  2. Drain the beans, then plunge them into a bowl of ice water to stop the cooking. Drain again and set aside.
  3. In a large frying pan, heat the olive oil over medium heat. Add the bell pepper and toss and stir for about 1 minute. Add the beans and sauté for 1 minute longer. Add the chili paste and garlic and stir for 1 minute. Drizzle with the sesame oil and season with the salt and pepper.

Nutrition Facts

4 servings per container

Serving Size 149 g

Amount per serving
Calories 75
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 3.5g 5%
Saturated Fat 0.5g 3%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 2g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 315mg 14%
Total Carbohydrate 10g 4%
Dietary Fiber 3.5g 13%
Total Sugars 5g
Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Sugar Alcohol 0g
Other Carbohydrate 1g
Protein 2g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Calcium 46.2mg 4%
Iron 1.3mg 8%
Potassium 305mg 6%
Vitamin A 85.7mcg 10%
Vitamin C 52.1mg 60%
Vitamin E 1.3mg 8%
Vitamin K 52mcg 45%
Thiamin 0.1mg 10%
Riboflavin 0.1mg 10%
Niacin 1.6mg 10%
Vitamin B6 0.3mg 15%
Folate 51.2mcg 13%
Vitamin B12 0mcg 0%
Biotin 1.1mcg 4%
Chloride 17.4mg 0%
Pantothenate 0.4mg 8%
Phosphorus 52.2mg 4%
Iodine 0.3mcg 0%
Magnesium 32.4mg 8%
Zinc 0.4mg 4%
Selenium 0.8mcg 2%
Copper 0.1mg 10%
Manganese 0.3mg 15%
Chromium 0mcg 0%
Molybdenum 7.2mcg 15%

* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.


Green Beans, Red Bell Pepper, Olive Oil, Sesame Oil, Garlic, Salt, Red Chili Paste (chili, Salt, Distilled Vinegar, Potassium Sorbate And Sodium Bisulfite As Preservatives And Xanthan Gum), Black Pepper.

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