Sesame Green Beans

Sesame Green Beans Recipe
Photo: Dana Gallagher
The rich sesame flavor of these green beans reflects traditional Korean cuisine.


8 servings

Recipe from

Real Simple

Nutritional Information

Calcium 52 mg
Calories 99
Caloriesfromfat 1 %
Carbohydrate 9 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Fat 7 g
Fiber 4 g
Iron 1 mg
Protein 3 mg
Satfat 1 g
Sodium 74 mg


2 pounds green beans, stemmed
3 tablespoons sesame oil
1 tablespoon rice vinegar
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1 teaspoon fresh grated ginger
2 tablespoons sesame seeds
1/4 teaspoon kosher salt


Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Add the green beans and cook, uncovered, until crisp-tender, 3 to 4 minutes. Drain and set aside.

In a large bowl, whisk together the remaining ingredients until well blended. Add the green beans and toss to combine well. Season to taste with freshly ground pepper.

Kay Chun,

Real Simple

November 2001
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