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Japanese Green Beans with Beef

No recipe image available.A simple entrée of green beans and ground beef simmered in a sweet soy-based sauce.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 pound ground beef
1 pound green beans, trimmed and cut into 1 inch pieces
1 cup water
1/4 cup Splenda® Granulated No Calorie Sweetener
1/4 cup soy sauce

Cooking Directions:

  1. In a large skillet over medium heat, cook the ground beef until evenly brown; drain excess fat.
  2. Stir in green beans and about 1 cup water. Cover, and cook until beans are tender, 15 to 20 minutes.
  3. Season with Splenda® Granulated Sweetener and soy sauce, and cook uncovered for 5 minutes.

Makes 4 servings.

Note: Submitted by a home cook, this recipe has not been tested by the Splenda® Test Kitchens.

Nutritional Facts Per Serving (1/4 of recipe): Calories: 250; Calories from Fat: 120; Total Fat: 13g; Saturated Fat: 5g; Cholesterol: 70mg; Sodium: 990mg; Total Carbs: 9g; Dietary Fiber: 4g; Sugars: 4g; Protein: 22g.

Recipe courtesy of Splenda, Inc. Splenda® is a no-calorie sweetener made from sugar that is suitable for diabetics. For more information regarding this product, please call 1-800-777-5363 or visit their website at