Sesame Green Beans

Sesame Green BeansRecipe
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.