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Sesame-Soy Green Beans

Photo: John Autry; Styling: Cindy Barr
Yield 4 servings (serving size: about 1 cup)

Ingredients

  • 1 pound green beans, trimmed
  • 1 tablespoon dark sesame oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • 1 tablespoon lower-sodium soy sauce
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon toasted sesame seeds

Nutrition Information

  • calories 72
  • fat 3.8 g
  • satfat 0.5 g
  • sodium 214 mg

How to Make It

  1. Bring a large saucepan of water to a boil. Add beans; cook 5 minutes. Plunge beans into ice water; drain.

  2. Heat sesame oil in a skillet over medium-high heat. Add minced garlic and crushed red pepper; sauté 30 seconds. Add beans, soy sauce, and salt; cook 2 minutes, tossing frequently. Sprinkle with toasted sesame seeds.