Sweet Chili Green Beans Might Be the Easiest-to-Prepare Side Dish Ever

Sweet chili sauce is my favorite condiment. And you’ll soon love it too when you see how easy it is to prepare these sweet chili green beans.

Sweet chili sauce is one of the most versatile sauces after ketchup. It tastes great as a dipping sauce for egg rolls, French fries, and breaded cauliflower. And it’s also great when cooked with chicken, meat, and vegetables…like I do here when preparing this quick green bean side dish.

Sweet Chili Green Beans - easiest to prepare side dish. Easiest side dish ever on between carpools

Sweet Chili Green Beans
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Serves: 3-4 servings
  • 12-14 ounces trimmed and washed French green beans
  • 1-2 teaspoon olive oil
  • ¼ tsp coarse sea salt
  • Pinch coarse black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon sweet chili sauce
  • Roasted black and white sesame seeds
  1. Preheat oven to 425ºF.
  2. On a lined and greased baking sheet, drizzle olive oil over green beans . Season with salt and pepper.
  3. Bake for 20-25 minutes. Remove from oven and, while still hot, toss with sweet chili sauce. Top with sesame seeds. Serve warm or at room temperature.


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Leah Schapira

Leah is the best-selling author of Fresh & Easy Kosher Cooking and the co-author of the Made Easy and Secret Restaurant Recipes cookbook series. She’s constantly reading and gets excited about learning and discovering, in between taking care of her large family. Follow her on instagram @cookkosher.

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