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Well-chosen sources of fats (sesame seeds and a drizzle of peanut oil) add a nutty, toasty edge, plus a bit of vitamin E, to this side dish. You'll also get folate, a B vitamin good for brain health; iron; and fiber.

Maureen Callahan
Recipe by Cooking Light May 2007

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Yield:
4 servings (serving size: 1 cup)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Steam green beans, covered, 8 minutes or until crisp-tender. Drain and plunge green beans into ice water; drain. Place beans in a large bowl. Add peanut oil and remaining ingredients except sesame seeds; toss to coat. Sprinkle with sesame seeds; toss well. Serve at room temperature or chilled.

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Nutrition Facts

54 calories; calories from fat 30%; fat 1.8g; saturated fat 0.3g; mono fat 0.7g; poly fat 0.7g; protein 2.4g; carbohydrates 8.9g; fiber 4.2g; iron 1.4mg; sodium 153mg; calcium 46mg.
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