Green Bean Sesame Salad Recipe

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Mildred Sherrer of Bay City, Texas recalls, "A friend brought this refreshing salad to a church luncheon and came prepared with copies of the recipe, saying someone always asks for it."
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES: 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 pound fresh green beans
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons sesame seeds, toasted
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt, optional
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper

Nutritional Facts

One serving (prepared without salt) equals 82 calories, 6 g fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 8 mg sodium, 6 g carbohydrate, 0 fiber, 2 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1 fat.

Directions

  1. In a saucepan, cover beans with water; cook until crisp-tender. Drain and rinse in cold water; place in a serving bowl. Sprinkle with remaining ingredients; toss to coat. Serve at room temperature. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Green Bean Sesame Salad in Taste of Home June/July 1996, p17

Nutritional Facts

One serving (prepared without salt) equals 82 calories, 6 g fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 8 mg sodium, 6 g carbohydrate, 0 fiber, 2 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1 fat.

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Reviewed Jun. 13, 2010

"Forgot to note that to cook beans, you should bring to a boil; reduce heat to medium, cover, and cook 10-15 minutes until crisp-tender. After draining and rinsing in cold water, I did pat the beans dry with paper towels (other green bean salad recipes include this step)."

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Reviewed Jun. 13, 2010

"What a delightful recipe! If you're looking for a unique salad and/or something different to do with fresh green beans, this fits the bill. The red pepper flakes give it a lively zip! The ingredients enhance the flavor of the beans without overpowering them. And it's easy to make! Great salad for a picnic as it can sit out."

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