Ginger Sesame Green Beans

Author: Canadian Living

Cooking the beans right in the skillet with their sauce not only saves a pan but also infuses the beans with the wonderful zing of ginger.

  • Portion size 4 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: July 2003

Ingredients

  • 1 teaspoon sesame seeds
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 1 tablespoon minced gingerroot
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 lb uncooked green bean trimmed
  • 1/3 cup vegetable stock
  • 1/3 cup chicken stock

Method

In large dry skillet over medium heat, toast sesame seeds, shaking pan occasionally, until golden, 3 minutes. Set aside.

In same skillet, heat oil over medium heat; fry garlic, ginger, salt and pepper until fragrant, about 30 seconds. Add beans; cook, stirring, for 2 minutes. Add stock; cover and steam for 6 minutes.

Uncover and cook until liquid is evaporated and beans are tender-crisp, about 2 minutes. Sprinkle with sesame seeds.

Nutritional facts <b>Per serving:</b> about

  • Sodium 199 mg
  • Protein 2 g
  • Calories 74.0
  • Total fat 4 g
  • Cholesterol 0 mg
  • Saturated fat trace
  • Total carbohydrate 9 g

%RDI

  • Iron 10.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 15.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 4.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 7.0
  • Vitamin C 17.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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