Sesame Seed Green Beans


This is an easy way to serve great vegetables with your meal. Green beans are stir fried in vegetable oil and soy sauce, then sprinkled with toasted sesame seeds to create this surprisingly easy, tasty, and impressive side dish.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
30 mins
8 servings


  • cup sesame seeds

  • cup vegetable oil

  • 3 (10 ounce) packages frozen green beans, thawed

  • cup soy sauce

  • black pepper to taste


  1. Toast sesame seeds in a large dry skillet over medium heat until they turn golden brown. Spread out onto a plate and allow to cool.

  2. Heat vegetable oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add green beans and soy sauce. Cook, stirring constantly, until the beans are hot and tender, about 10 minutes. Season with black pepper to taste, and toss with toasted sesame seeds.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

189 Calories
15g Fat
11g Carbs
4g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 189
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 15g 19%
Saturated Fat 2g 12%
Sodium 603mg 26%
Total Carbohydrate 11g 4%
Dietary Fiber 4g 15%
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 4g
Vitamin C 8mg 41%
Calcium 147mg 11%
Iron 3mg 17%
Potassium 81mg 2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.