Beans with Sesame Dressing

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


Makes 4 servings

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Nutritional 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


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. 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.


August 1999
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