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Sesame Green Beans

Photo: Dana Gallagher
Yield 8 servings
The rich sesame flavor of these green beans reflects traditional Korean cuisine.

Ingredients

  • 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

Nutrition 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

How to Make It

  1. 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.

  2. 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.