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Oriental Green Beans

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Fresh green beans with a taste of soy sauce and garlic.

Preparation: 20 minutes

Serves: 6

Energy: 64 calories per serving


– 1 tbsp sesame oil (or olive oil)

– 1 ½ lbs green beans, fresh, trimmed

– 6 cloves garlic, minced

– 3 tbsps soy sauce

– 1 packet sugar substitute


1)      In a large pot of rapidly boiling water, cook green beans until just tender, 4-5 minutes.

2)      While the beans are cooking, in a small bowl, combine soy sauce, oil and sugar subsititute and set aside.

3)      Drain beans and set aside.

4)      Spray wok or 10” skillet with non-stick cooking spray, place over medium-high heat. Add garlic, cook, stirring constantly, until well coated, about 2 minutes.

5)      Add soy sauce mixture, continue to stir and turn until most of the liquid is absorbed, 1-2 minutes.


Author: veefitness

A qualified REPS Level 3 Personal Trainer who is passionate about helping others to achieve their goals of maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Also a qualified Level 1 football and cricket coach.

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