Green bean okazu

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Green bean okazu

Green bean okazu recipe

Growing up, this was my favorite meal. Because of the sweet sauce, it's a quick and easy way to get picky kids to eat green beans. It's delicious whether served with rice or on its own.

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Additional Time 5 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes


  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 pound green beans, trimmed and cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 cup of water


    1. cook ground beef in a large skillet over medium heat until evenly browned; drain excess fat.
    2. Add 1 cup of water and the green beans. Cook, covered, for 15 to 20 minutes, or until the beans are tender.
    3. Cook for 5 minutes, uncovered, with sugar and soy sauce.

Nutrition Information



Serving Size


Amount Per Serving Calories 348Total Fat 20gSaturated Fat 7gTrans Fat 1gUnsaturated Fat 9gCholesterol 101mgSodium 107mgCarbohydrates 9gFiber 4gSugar 4gProtein 33g

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