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Beans with Sesame Dressing

Makes 4 servings

Notes: This spicy dressing is very attractive on yellow beans, and goes well with Kentucky Wonder green beans.

 2 tablespoons salad oil
 2 tablespoons sesame seed
 1 tablespoon minced fresh ginger
 1 tablespoon minced garlic
 1 tablespoon minced fresh red jalapeƱo or serrano chili (or 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon hot chili flakes)
 3 tablespoons rice vinegar
 2 tablespoons soy sauce
 1/2 teaspoon sugar
 1 pound hot or cool cooked fresh beans
Step 1

In a 6- to 8-inch frying pan over medium heat, combine salad oil and sesame seed. Shake pan often until seed is golden, 3 to 5 minutes. Add ginger, garlic, and chili. Stir, remove from heat, and let cool about 2 minutes.

Step 2

Add rice vinegar, soy sauce, and sugar and stir to blend.

Step 3

Pour dressing over beans and mix.

Nutrition Facts

Servings 0

Amount Per Serving
Calories 134Calories from Fat 62
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 9.2g15%

Saturated Fat 1.2g6%
Cholesterol 0.0mg0%
Sodium 522mg22%
Total Carbohydrate 12g4%

Dietary Fiber 2.7g11%
Protein 3.5g8%

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