Ginger-Sesame Green Beans

Ginger-Sesame Green BeansRecipe
Photo: Randy Mayor; Stylist: Cindy Barr
A few, high-flavored ingredients liven up Ginger-Sesame Green Beans.


Serves 4 (serving size: about 1 cup)

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Nutritional Information

Calories 104
Fat 6.6 g
Satfat 1 g
Sodium 231 mg


1 tablespoon sesame oil
1 pound green beans, trimmed
1 tablespoon toasted sesame seeds
1 tablespoon minced peeled fresh ginger
1 tablespoon tahini
5 teaspoons lower-sodium soy sauce
1 tablespoon water
1 tablespoon lime juice


1. Heat a skillet over medium-high heat. Add sesame oil. Add green beans; cook 7 minutes or until beans begin to brown.

2. Combine sesame seeds, ginger, tahini, soy sauce, water, and lime juice in a bowl. Add mixture to pan. Cook 1 minute; toss to coat.