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

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 1 lb. fresh green beans
  • 1 Tbsp. sesame oil
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ¼ tsp. pepper
  • ¼ cup sesame seeds

Directions

  • 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.

Recipe Information

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 1 lb. fresh green beans
  • 1 Tbsp. sesame oil
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ¼ tsp. pepper
  • ¼ cup sesame seeds

Directions

  • 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.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories120
Total Fat8g
Saturated Fat1g
Cholesterol0mg
Sodium300mg
Total Carbohydrate10g
Dietary Fiber4g
Sugars4g
Protein4g