Friday, February 26, 2016

Sesame Green Beans



I knew I would love these beans the moment I read the recipe.....and, I was right!  The only problem was I didn't make enough to have leftovers....  These were so good that I am making them again tonight.

Sesame Green Beans
adapted from Fine Cooking #107

Yield: 4 servings

1 lb green beans, trimmed
2 tsp canola oil
1 tsp Asian sesame oil
Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
2 Tbs toasted sesame seeds
1 tsp fresh squeezed lemon juice
Lemon quarters for garnish

In a lare bowl, toss the green beans with the canola and sesame oils.  Arrange the beans on a baking sheet that has been lined with foil and coated with baking spray.  Season with salt and pepper.

Broil the green beans for 3 minutes.  Stir.  Continue to broil for another 2- 3 minutes until the beans are crisp-tender.   Toss the green beans with the sesame seeds and lemon juice. Then place the beans in a bowl to serve.

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6 comments:

  1. Bookmarked! They sound great and will be on the Sunday dinner menu soon-thanks:@)

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  2. Ooh, we adore Asian sesame oil. I am never without a bottle and use it frequently. What a lovely dish. Like Lynn, I will be trying this soon, maybe tonight.
    Sam

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  3. Kate, I love green beans prepared like this! Simple, healthy and tasty too... Take Care, Big Daddy Dave

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  4. We love these Kate..the only differences ..I add soya sauce and ginger..I love them!

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  5. I have a kinda/sorta similar recipe (mine adds a little brown sugar and low-sodium soy) but this one sounds simpler and a lot healthier. I happen to have all the ingredients on hand, too. Thanks!

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  6. I could probably eat my weight in these, they sound wonderful - and addictive!

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