Top Ramen Oriental Green Beans

Total Time
Prep 7 mins
Cook 20 mins

This is one of my favorite recipe inventions. It is easy to make and I like to eat it with ham, so I often have it for Christmas dinner.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Wash the green beans, cut off the ends, and cut the green beans into 3-4" lengths.
  2. Steam until just tender.
  3. In a large nonstick frying pan put the oil and the powder from the two Top Ramen seasoning packets.
  4. I like to use the oriental flavored seasoning.
  5. Mix the oil and seasoning powder together.
  6. Do not turn on the heat yet, or the powdered spices might stick to the bottom of the pan.
  7. Next crumble one packet of the noodles into small pieces and stir into the oil mixture.
  8. Save the other noodles for soup or some other recipe.
  9. After the dried noodles are well coated with oil, stir in the cooked green beans.
  10. Turn the heat on medium, and stir the green beans occasionally, until heated through.
  11. Add salt and pepper when half heated, and then stir in the toasted almonds just before you turn off the heat.
  12. Serve at once.


Most Helpful

The noodles burned, and remained hard wasn't good at all!

Renee W. July 26, 2016

My family thought this was OK but I probably won't make again. Some of this might have been my fault - I didn't know what to expect with the noodles. When I broke them up, there were some tiny separate pieces and some chunks. I thought the chunks would "cook" but they didn't - the tiny pieces were getting very brown,while the chunks weren't, and it was impossible to break up the chunks once they were in the pan. I don't think my family liked this enough for me to try the recipe again with breaking the pieces up smaller and more uniformly.

appleydapply February 04, 2009

I blanched the beans in the pan I later used. I then left them in the colendar and prepared the recipe using beef flavor ramen noodles. I didn't add any other seasoning and I eyeballed the oil. Thanks for an easy and different recipe.

Oolala April 29, 2008

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