Fresh Green Beans with Heaven Sauce


Wonderful side dish that will make even the green bean haters beg for more. Created from my own trial and error. It is perfect now.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
7 mins
Total Time:
17 mins
4 servings


  • 1 pound fresh green beans, trimmed

  • 2 tablespoons butter

  • ½ cup minced onion

  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic

  • 1 tablespoon sesame seeds

  • ¼ cup soy sauce

  • 2 tablespoons mayonnaise

  • 1 teaspoon sriracha hot sauce

  • ¼ teaspoon ground allspice

  • salt and ground black pepper to taste


  1. Place a steamer insert into a saucepan and fill with water to just below the bottom of the steamer. Bring water to a boil. Add green beans, cover, and steam until tender, 2 to 6 minutes.

  2. Melt butter in a saucepan over medium heat; cook and stir onion and garlic for 2 minutes. Add sesame seeds; cook and stir until sesame seeds are golden brown, 3 to 5 minutes.

  3. Mix soy sauce, mayonnaise, sriracha hot sauce, and allspice into onion mixture. Add green beans and toss to coat; season with salt and pepper.

Cook's Note:

You can alternately plate the steamed green beans and pour sauce over the top.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

169 Calories
13g Fat
13g Carbs
4g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 169
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 13g 16%
Saturated Fat 5g 24%
Cholesterol 18mg 6%
Sodium 1086mg 47%
Total Carbohydrate 13g 5%
Dietary Fiber 5g 17%
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 4g
Vitamin C 21mg 104%
Calcium 78mg 6%
Iron 2mg 11%
Potassium 324mg 7%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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