Gel's Green Beans and Beef

Gel's Green Beans and Beef


"This is my version of a favorite recipe my mom used to make for me."


35 m servings 239 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 239 kcal
  • 12%
  • Fat:
  • 10 g
  • 15%
  • Carbs:
  • 24.6g
  • 8%
  • Protein:
  • 14.5 g
  • 29%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 39 mg
  • 13%
  • Sodium:
  • 724 mg
  • 29%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a large skillet over medium heat, mix the ground beef, ginger, garlic, onion powder, and pepper. Cook and stir until the beef is evenly browned.
  2. Mix soy sauce and honey into the beef mixture. Stir in the green beans. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 7 to 10 minutes, until beans are tender.
  3. In a small bowl, mix the flour and water. Stir into the beef and bean mixture, and continue cooking about 5 minutes, until thickened.
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  1. 106 Ratings


I submitted this recipe originally. It was supposed to be 1 1/2 teaspoons not tablespoons.

My husband and I made this for dinner together last night. We first sauteed a half an onion, than we browned 1 lb of beef seasoned per the recipe. (Ginger amount should say teaspoons) We than ...

Very good!! The only thing I would mention is to make sure your fresh green beans are VERY FRESH. If they are old, they don't get tender enough when cooked like this. The whole family loved it,...

So flavorful! For a little kick, add a couple tablespoons of curry paste!

I added some salsa and corn, and decreased the soy sauce, and it turned out delicious.

What a great idea! Love this recipe AND this website. I find that so often I am just lost for meal ideas and get tired of the things which DO occur to me. This time I typed in ground beef and gr...

I didn't really care for this. It was nothing special and was a little too spicy for us. We will not be having it again.

This recipe is so delicious!! It's very simple and a great sorce for protein! Sarap!!

I don't know if I did something wrong but this came out horrible--it was super dry and I tried to add water to help steam but it just didn't work out.