Fresh Sesame Green Beans
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 25 min.
- 1 pound fresh green beans, trimmed
- 1 tablespoon sesame seeds
- 2 garlic cloves, minced
- 2 tablespoons canola oil
- Salt to taste
- Place beans in a saucepan and cover with water; bring to a boil. Cook, uncovered, for 8-10 minutes or until crisp-tender.
- Meanwhile, in a skillet, saute the sesame seeds and garlic in oil. Drain beans; stir into garlic mixture. Season with salt.
Nutrition Facts3/4 cup: 73 calories, 5g fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 8mg sodium, 5g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 3g fiber), 1g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1 fat.
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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.
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.