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Beans with Sesame Dressing

Yield Makes 4 servings
Notes: This spicy dressing is very attractive on yellow beans, and goes well with Kentucky Wonder green beans.

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons salad oil
  • 2 tablespoons sesame seed
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh ginger
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh red jalapeño or serrano chili (or 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon hot chili flakes)
  • 3 tablespoons rice vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 pound hot or cool cooked fresh beans

Nutrition Information

  • calories 134
  • caloriesfromfat 62 %
  • protein 3.5 g
  • fat 9.2 g
  • satfat 1.2 g
  • carbohydrate 12 g
  • fiber 2.7 g
  • sodium 522 mg
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg

How to Make It

  1. In a 6- to 8-inch frying pan over medium heat, combine salad oil and sesame seed. Shake pan often until seed is golden, 3 to 5 minutes. Add ginger, garlic, and chili. Stir, remove from heat, and let cool about 2 minutes.

  2. Add rice vinegar, soy sauce, and sugar and stir to blend.

  3. Pour dressing over beans and mix.