Sesame-Almond Green Beans

Fresh green beans are so much tastier than the frozen or canned varieties. Try preparing them with almonds and sesame with this easy side.

Serves: 4Hands-on: 15 minutesTotal: 15 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 1 lb. fresh green beans, trimmed and chopped
  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil
  • ⅓ cup sliced almonds
  • ¾ cup sliced mushrooms
  • ½ yellow onion, chopped
  • ½ tsp. fresh lemon juice
  • 2 Tbsp. toasted sesame seeds

Directions

  • Boil green beans in water for just 3–4 minutes; do not overcook. Drain and rinse under cold water.
  • In a large skillet, heat olive oil over medium heat. Add almonds and onion; heat 3–4 minutes, stirring frequently.
  • Add green beans and lemon juice and heat for another 1–2 minutes. Sprinkle sesame seeds on top before serving.

Recipe Information

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 1 lb. fresh green beans, trimmed and chopped
  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil
  • ⅓ cup sliced almonds
  • ¾ cup sliced mushrooms
  • ½ yellow onion, chopped
  • ½ tsp. fresh lemon juice
  • 2 Tbsp. toasted sesame seeds

Directions

  • Boil green beans in water for just 3–4 minutes; do not overcook. Drain and rinse under cold water.
  • In a large skillet, heat olive oil over medium heat. Add almonds and onion; heat 3–4 minutes, stirring frequently.
  • Add green beans and lemon juice and heat for another 1–2 minutes. Sprinkle sesame seeds on top before serving.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories170
Total Fat13g
Saturated Fat1.5g
Cholesterol0mg
Sodium3.6mg
Total Carbohydrate13g
Dietary Fiber5g
Sugars5g
Protein5g