Chinese Spicy Beans And Pasta Recipe


Preparation Time10 MinCooking Time10 Min
Ready In20 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexHealthyServings4
MethodMain Ingredient
Interest Group


 Long green beans3⁄4 Pound, trimmed (Chinese, 4 Cups)
 Salt1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Perciatelli6 Ounce, cooked and drained (Long Tubular Macaroni)
 Dark sesame oil2 Tablespoon
 Red bell pepper1 Cup (16 tbs), cut into strips
 Garlic3 Clove (15 gm), minced
 Chicken broth1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Dried red pepper flakes1⁄2 Teaspoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 271 Calories from Fat 78

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 8 g12.8%

Saturated Fat 1 g5.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 575.3 mg24%

Total Carbohydrates 41 g13.8%

Dietary Fiber 5.2 g20.7%

Sugars 3.2 g

Protein 7 g14.8%

Vitamin A 23.8% Vitamin C 82%

Calcium 1% Iron 5.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. In large pot of rapidly boiling water, cook beans with salt 5-7 minutes, until just tender. Remove beans with tongs; place in large serving bowl with perciatelli; cover with foil.
2. In medium nonstick skillet, heat oil; saute bell pepper and garlic 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add remaining ingredients; simmer 3-5 minutes. Pour over beans and perciatelli; toss to coat.