Japanese Green Beans with Beef

Japanese Green Beans with Beef


"Green beans and browned ground beef are simmered in a sweet soy-based sauce."


40 m servings 250 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 250 kcal
  • 12%
  • Fat:
  • 13.4 g
  • 21%
  • Carbs:
  • 10.7g
  • 3%
  • Protein:
  • 22 g
  • 44%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 69 mg
  • 23%
  • Sodium:
  • 976 mg
  • 39%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a large skillet over medium heat, cook the ground beef until evenly brown; drain excess fat.
  2. Stir in green beans and about 1 cup water. Cover, and cook until beans are tender, 15 to 20 minutes.
  3. Season with SPLENDA(R) Granulated Sweetener and soy sauce, and cook uncovered for 5 minutes.


  • Note
  • Serving Size: 1 1/4 cups green beans with beef
  • This is a reduced sugar version of a recipe originally submitted by an Allrecipes home cook.
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  1. 10 Ratings


When my husband said, "This is really good, excellent" for the third time, I figured I better give it 5 stars. It is so easy to make and the taste is deliciously different. I used 1/4 cup organi...

This was very good! I tried it this evening. I used frozen whole green beans, a tad bit more soy sauce while cooking, and let it cook a little longer to ensure the green beans were done. I also ...

We did not care for this. WAY to sugary. will NOT make ever again.

My daughter loves green beans and she loves beef. I was excited to make this, but she wouldn't even touch it again after the first bite. I thought it was terrible too.

This was a super quick and easy recipe, enjoyed by me, my husband, and our teenaged son!! I chose to substitute Johnsonville Sweet Italian Sausage in place of the beef. Everything pulled toge...

Easy way to spark up the ground beef. Super simple.

Needed something quick and healthy. This was perfect as I modified it and the kids loved it! Used 2lbs of beef, 2 cans of French style green beans and substituted dark brown sugar for Splenda. ...

I didn't have enough soy sauce for this recipe so I cut the amount of brown sugar I used. We had it with brown rice and it was very yummy. Can't wait to try it again with the right amount of soy...