Sautéed Green Beans


By: Amy Johnson of She Wears Many Hats

My name is Amy from where I blog about a variety of topics, especially food! I’m happy to join you today here at A Sweet Life. The recipe below is a favorite go-to recipe because it’s quick and the seasonings can be easily adjusted to complement many dishes. Enjoy!

(3 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)
Sautéed Green Beans


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons sesame oil
  • 4 cups green beans, washed dried, ends snapped (~ 12 oz. in weight)
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 teaspoon soy sauce


  1. In a sauté pan or skillet, heat the olive oil and sesame oil over medium-medium high heat.
  2. Add green beans, stir to coat with oil.
  3. Add all other ingredients, stir to coat beans well.
  4. Continue to cook, stirring occasionally for 10-12 minutes. Be careful not to burn. Green beans should be slightly firm but not crunchy.
  5. Enjoy!

Yield: 4

*Photo courtesy of Amy Johnson.  For more recipes like this one visit She Wears Many Hats.

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