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Fresh Sesame Green Beans Recipe

Fresh Sesame Green Beans Recipe

Looking for an ideal accompaniment to almost any entree? From Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Linda Vietmeier shares this simple side dish or fresh green beans mildly flavored with sesame seeds and garlic cloves.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 pound fresh green beans, trimmed
  • 1 tablespoon sesame seeds
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • Salt to taste

Directions

  • 1. Place beans in a saucepan and cover with water; bring to a boil. Cook, uncovered, for 8-10 minutes or until crisp-tender.
  • 2. Meanwhile, in a skillet, saute the sesame seeds and garlic in oil. Drain beans; stir into garlic mixture. Season with salt. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup: 73 calories, 5g fat (0g saturated fat), 0mg cholesterol, 8mg sodium, 5g carbohydrate (0g sugars, 3g fiber), 1g protein Diabetic Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1 fat.

Reviews for Fresh Sesame Green Beans

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CookWithTheLook 67089
Reviewed Nov. 16, 2013

"I also added a dash of Teriyaki sauce, as well as mushrooms, to the skillet mixture. It was nice to have a different way to serve fresh green beans, but I will keep looking for the perfect way that will satisfy my whole family."

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msmudzinski 54541
Reviewed Jul. 23, 2009

"Great tasting and easy to make. To spice it up, I added a dash of Teriyaki Sauce to the mixture in the skillet."

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