Savory Sesame Green Beans Recipe
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Savory Sesame Green Beans Recipe

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Vibrant and flavorful, this side will be a welcome accompaniment to any menu. With delightful Asian-inspired flair, it’s wonderful with light dishes like marinated and grilled salmon. Noelle Myers — Grand Forks, North Dakota
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 6 servings


  • 1 pound fresh green beans, trimmed
  • 1 medium sweet red pepper, julienned
  • 1 tablespoon sesame seeds
  • 1 tablespoon rice vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoon reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

Nutritional Facts

2/3 cup: 55 calories, 3g fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 205mg sodium, 7g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 3g fiber), 2g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1/2 fat.


  1. Place beans and red pepper in a 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pan coated with cooking spray. Combine the remaining ingredients. Drizzle over vegetables; stir to coat.
  2. Bake, uncovered, at 425° for 20-25 minutes or until beans are tender, stirring once. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Sesame Green Beans in Healthy Cooking June/July 2010, p42

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Anniemae418 User ID: 4811974 188840
Reviewed Jun. 9, 2012

"This recipe is a hit!! Brought it to a picnic and several people asked me for the recipe. My husband loves it too."

sj55 User ID: 1420676 172974
Reviewed Jul. 20, 2010

"Was an easy recipe to make and so good!! We loved it!"

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