Sesame Green Beans

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I had always been indifferent to green beans until my friend gave me this recipe for green beans with sesame seeds. You will be surprised at how much flavor this has for such a simple dish! Broccoli is equally delicious prepared this way.

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Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
25 mins
Servings:
4

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

  • 1 tablespoon sesame seeds

  • 1 pound fresh green beans, cut into 2 inch pieces

  • ¼ cup chicken broth

  • ¼ teaspoon salt

  • freshly ground black pepper to taste

Directions

  1. Heat oil in a large skillet or wok over medium heat. Add sesame seeds and stir until seeds begin to darken. Add green beans; cook and stir until beans turn bright green.

  2. Pour in chicken broth, salt, and pepper. Cover and cook until beans are tender-crisp, about 10 minutes. Uncover and cook until liquid evaporates.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

78 Calories
5g Fat
9g Carbs
3g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 78
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 5g 6%
Saturated Fat 1g 4%
Sodium 153mg 7%
Total Carbohydrate 9g 3%
Dietary Fiber 4g 15%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 3g
Vitamin C 19mg 93%
Calcium 64mg 5%
Iron 2mg 8%
Potassium 248mg 5%

* 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.

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