Spicy Green Beans Recipe

Spicy Green Beans Recipe made with Truvia

Spice up your green bean routine with a red pepper kick! This reduced-sugar recipe is made with Truvia® Original Sweetener and contains 12% fewer calories and 50% less sugar* than the full-sugar version. Makes 6 servings.

Serving size: 4 oz. (106g)

Calories: 70 Calories


  • 1 lb. green beans, rinsed, dried and cut into 2" pieces

  • 2 tbsp soy sauce, low sodium

  • 1 tbsp rice vinegar

  • 14 cup water

  • 1 tsp of zero-calorie Truvia Original Calorie-Free Sweetener Spoonable Jar***

  • 1 tbsp corn starch

  • 18 tsp salt

  • 18 tsp pepper

  • 2 tbsp sesame oil

  • 4 cloves garlic, peeled, washed, dried and minced

  • 2 green onions, rinsed and chopped

  • 34 tsp red pepper flakes (divided)


  • 1.

    In a small bowl, mix together the soy sauce, vinegar, water, Truvia® Original Sweetener, corn starch, salt, black pepper and 14 tsp red pepper flakes.

  • 2.

    In a large skillet, turn heat to medium and add sesame oil. After 1 minute, add garlic, green onion and remaining 12 tsp red pepper flakes and saute in oil for 30 seconds. Add green beans and stir until they are almost cooked (about 5-7 minutes). Beans will turn a darker green and start to soften.

  • 3.

    Push beans to the side of the skillet and pour the sauce on cleared side. Stir over medium heat until it comes to a boil. Boil for 30 seconds and reduce heat to low.

  • 4.

    Coat the beans with the thickened sauce and continue to cook for an additional minute.

  • 5.

    Serve and enjoy. Refrigerate any leftovers.

*Each serving has 70 calories and 2 grams of sugar per serving, compared to the full-sugar version that has 80 calories and 4 grams of sugar per serving.

Nutrition Per Serving

Calories 70
Total Fat 4.5g
Saturated Fat 0.5g
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 210mg
Total Carbohydrate 8g
Dietary Fiber 3g
Sugars 2g
Protein 2g
Vitamin A 15% DV
Vitamin C 25% DV
Calcium 4% DV
Iron 6% DV