Spicy Peanut Green Beans

Number of Servings: 4 (145 g)
Active Time: 20 min.
Total Time: 20 min.
Spicy Peanut Green Beans

A luscious, Asian-style peanut sauce is the perfect way to perk up green beans to take them from a simple side to a genuine treat. Make extra—they reheat nicely and make a fantastic snack.


  • 1 lb. green beans, trimmed
  • 2 Tbsp. natural peanut butter
  • 2 Tbsp. reduced sodium tamari
  • 1 Tbsp. toasted sesame oil
  • 1 Tbsp. water
  • 2 Tbsp. peanut oil
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp. minced fresh ginger
  • ½ tsp. red pepper flakes, or to taste


  1. Steam the green beans just until tender (4-5 minutes). Rinse under cold water immediately and set aside.
  2.  In a small bowl, combine the peanut butter, tamari, sesame oil, and water. Set aside.
  3. Heat the peanut oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the garlic, ginger, and red pepper flakes and cook until fragrant (30 seconds).
  4. Add the beans to the skillet and cook until lightly browned (2-3 minutes). Add peanut butter mixture and toss to coat.

Nutrition Facts

4 servings per container

Serving Size 145 g

Amount per serving
Calories 180
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 14.5g 18%
Saturated Fat 2.5g 13%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 4.5g
Monounsaturated Fat 6.5g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 360mg 16%
Total Carbohydrate 11g 4%
Dietary Fiber 4g 14%
Total Sugars 4g
Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Sugar Alcohol 0g
Other Carbohydrate 3g
Protein 5g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Calcium 48.5mg 4%
Iron 1.6mg 10%
Potassium 300mg 6%
Vitamin A 43.8mcg 4%
Vitamin C 14.3mg 15%
Vitamin E 2mg 15%
Vitamin K 49.5mcg 40%
Thiamin 0.1mg 8%
Riboflavin 0.1mg 8%
Niacin 2.7mg 20%
Vitamin B6 0.2mg 10%
Folate 45.5mcg 11%
Vitamin B12 0mcg 0%
Biotin 1.1mcg 4%
Chloride 10.2mg 0%
Pantothenate 0.3mg 0%
Phosphorus 74.1mg 6%
Iodine 0mcg 0%
Magnesium 43.4mg 10%
Zinc 0.5mg 10%
Selenium 1.6mcg 4%
Copper 0.1mg 10%
Manganese 0.4mg 15%
Chromium 0mcg 0%
Molybdenum 5.7mcg 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, Reduced Sodium Tamari Sauce (water, Organic Soybeans, Salt, Organic Alcohol (to Preserve Freshness)), Natural Peanut Butter (dry Roasted Peanuts), Peanut Oil, Water, Sesame Oil, Garlic, Ginger, Red Pepper Flakes.

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