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 (0g saturated fat), 0mg cholesterol, 205mg sodium, 7g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 3g fiber), 2g protein Diabetic Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 0 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 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 172974
Reviewed Jul. 20, 2010

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

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