Ginger-Sesame Green Beans

Photo: Randy Mayor; Stylist: Cindy Barr

A few, high-flavored ingredients liven up Ginger-Sesame Green Beans.

Yield: Serves 4 (serving size: about 1 cup)
Recipe from Cooking Light

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Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 104
  • Fat: 6.6g
  • Saturated fat: 1g
  • Sodium: 231mg


  • 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. 1. Heat a skillet over medium-high heat. Add sesame oil. Add green beans; cook 7 minutes or until beans begin to brown.
  2. 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.
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