Green Bean Sesame Salad


Classifications: Salads

Qty Measure Ingredient


1 pound fresh green beans

2 tablespoons olive or vegetable oil

1 tablespoon lemon juice

2 tablespoons sesame seeds, toasted

1 clove garlic, minced

1/2 teaspoon salt, optional

1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes

1/8 teaspoon pepper

Instructions: In a saucepan, cover beans with water; cook until crisp-tender. Drain and rinse in cold water; place in a serving bowl. Sprinkle with remaining ingredients; toss to coat. Serve at room temperature.



Background: Note: DIABETIC EXCHANGES: One serving (prepared without salt) equals 1 vegetable, 1 fat; also, 82 calories, 8 mg sodium, 0 cholesterol, 6 gm carbohydrate, 2 gm protein, 6 gm fat.

Serves: 6

Food Exchanges: