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Sesame Seed Green Beans

Rated as 4 out of 5 Stars

"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."
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Ingredients

30 m servings 189 cals
Original recipe yields 8 servings

Directions

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  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; 15.1 g fat; 10.5 g carbohydrates; 4.2 g protein; 0 mg cholesterol; 603 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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I didn't use nearly as much oil as the recipe called for and I used a mixture of part sesame and vegetable. I used just a sprinkling of sesame seeds rather than what the recipe stated. Just a ...

Most helpful critical review

Good idea, but the additions to the beans are all overkill in proportion. I used half of the sesame seeds and my beans were swimming in them. Same with the soy sauce and the amount of oil was ...

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Good idea, but the additions to the beans are all overkill in proportion. I used half of the sesame seeds and my beans were swimming in them. Same with the soy sauce and the amount of oil was ...

I didn't use nearly as much oil as the recipe called for and I used a mixture of part sesame and vegetable. I used just a sprinkling of sesame seeds rather than what the recipe stated. Just a ...

Made this recipe with fresh green beans. It was good- felt it was missing something though. Perhaps a bit of garlic...

These didn't look very good and they didn't taste very good either. The one posted picture of this recipe is extremely misleading - with all that soy sauce in this recipe, trust me, those green...

Needs less oil, soy sauce and especially sesame seeds or more green beens and it will be great. Good flavor. Try mixing part sesame oil and part vegetable oil.

I had had something similar to this several years ago and have wanted to try it. The toasted sesame seeds at the end really are needed (not necessarily that much, but 2-3 tbsp). I also added ses...

I added a little sesame oil to finish along with a few tablespoons of broth.

The recipe was delicious and very simple to make. We did everything as suggested and it turned out good.

These were very tasty and SO easy. I just eyeballed all the proportions - used a little oil (1/2 vegetable and 1/2 sesame), a liberal amount of soy sauce, cooked as directed, and then sprinkled...