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    Green Beans with Peanut Dressing

    Green Beans with Peanut Dressing. Photo by Jenny Sanders

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    23 mins

    20 mins

    3 mins

    JustJanS's Note:

    One of the only ways I like green beans! This comes from Japanese Home Style Cooking, a book given to me by a girl who lived with us. Prep time includes allowing the beans to stand in the soy sauce.

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    • 3 tablespoons sugar-free chunky peanut butter
    • 1/2 tablespoon sugar
    • 1/2 tablespoon soy sauce
    • 1 tablespoon dashi (I use instant granules for this-about 1/4 teaspoon mixed in a tablespoon water)


    1. 1
      String the beans and cook uncovered in plenty of boiling water until they turn bright green.
    2. 2
      Do not overcook.
    3. 3
      Drain, spread out to cool.
    4. 4
      Cut diagonally into 1 inch (2cm) lengths.
    5. 5
      Sprinkle half a teaspoon soy sauce over the beans and stand for 10 minutes.
    6. 6
      Mix the beans into the dressing and serve.
    7. 7
      DRESSING: Mix the peanut butter, sugar, soy sauce and dashi well.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on October 18, 2010


      These beans have a great flavor, who knew the two went so well together? Thanks so much for sharing!

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    • on February 06, 2009


      great side dish or salad dish for japanese fried entrees like chicken katsu....dashi(instant) is available in asian supermarkets and, of course, on line...

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    • on March 14, 2007


      I've eaten this dish everytime i visit Japan, finally I can serve it at home in oz, I love it seved room temperature as aside dish, thanks

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    Nutritional Facts for Green Beans with Peanut Dressing

    Serving Size: 1 (61 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 25.5
    Calories from Fat 0
    Total Fat 0.0 g
    Saturated Fat 0.0 g
    Cholesterol 0.0 mg
    Sodium 171.0 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 5.8 g
    Dietary Fiber 1.9 g
    Sugars 2.4 g
    Protein 1.3 g

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    sugar-free chunky peanut butter


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