Sweet and Sour String Beans with Burger King Onion Rings

Sweet and Sour String Beans with Burger King Onion Rings
Staff Writer

Emily Jacobs

That tangy sauce you get to dunk your fries and chicken nuggets into has to be great with other things besides fried foods, right? We thought so, and so we tossed it with some string beans and added an extra crunch with another fast-food favorite, Burger King Onion Rings. 

Notes

Special thanks to Emily Jacobs of Sage Recipes for helping us test this recipe. 

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2  Pound  fresh string beans, trimmed and steamed
  • 4  Tablespoons  butter
  • packages McDonald's Sweet and Sour Sauce
  • large Burger King onion rings
  • Salt and pepper, to taste

Directions

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.

On a cutting board, cut each onion ring in half. Lay the onion rings out onto a baking sheet and toast for about 5 minutes. 

In a large sauté pan, melt the 4 tablespoons of butter and sauté the steamed green beans for 5 minutes. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

Add the sweet and sour sauce and toss well. Cook for 1 minute. Add the string beans to a serving bowl and toss with onion rings to serve.
 

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
2g
3%
Sugar
15g
17%
Saturated Fat
1g
4%
Carbohydrate, by difference
20g
15%
Protein
1g
2%
Vitamin A, RAE
21µg
3%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
2mg
3%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
2µg
2%
Calcium, Ca
5mg
1%
Choline, total
3mg
1%
Fiber, total dietary
1g
4%
Folate, total
3µg
1%
Magnesium, Mg
4mg
1%
Phosphorus, P
8mg
1%
Sodium, Na
59mg
4%
Water
68g
3%

Bean Shopping Tip

Legumes are high in a number of nutrients, especially protein and fiber – filling you up with relatively few calories.

Bean Cooking Tip

Beans are done when they can be easily mashed with a fork – make sure to test a few in case they have not cooked evenly.