A small casserole dish filled with green beans and 2 gold forks.

Sweet and Spicy Green Beans

  • Author: Beyond Frosting
  • Prep Time: 5 min
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: 2 servings


These Sweet and Spicy Green Beans a combination of soy sauce, garlic and crushed red pepper to give them a spicy finish


  • ½ pound green beans
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 clove garlic, chopped
  • ¼½ teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Bring 3 cups of water to a boil over high heat. Boil the green beans 7-10 minutes until fork tender, but still al dente.
  2. Strain the hot water and run the green beans under cold water.
  3. Preheat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the olive oil and green beans and stir to coat. Next add the soy sauce, garlic and crushed red pepper.
  4. Sauté  for 5-7 minutes until the soy sauce evaporates or until the green beans are cooked through. Serve immediately.