Sesame Green Beans
Crunchy green beans and sesame are seasoned with sesame oil for this vegetarian side dish. Leftovers will stand up with a shot of lemon juice or vinegar.
Serves: 4Hands-on: 5 minutesTotal: 15 minutesDifficulty: Easy
- 1 lb. fresh green beans
- 1 Tbsp. sesame oil
- 1⁄2 tsp. salt
- 1⁄4 tsp. pepper
- 1⁄4 cup sesame seeds
- Trim the stem ends off the green beans.
- Add the green beans to boiling water and cook them for 5 minutes. Drain the beans and plunge them into ice water. Drain them again.
- Heat a sauté pan over medium heat and add the sesame oil to it. Sauté the beans in the sesame oil for 3 minutes.
- Season the beans with salt and pepper and sprinkle the sesame seeds over them. Serve hot.