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Chinese Beans with Sesame Seeds

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Ingredients
  Green beans 12 Ounce
  Rice wine vinegar 3 Tablespoon
  Canola oil 1 Tablespoon
  Low-sodium soy sauce 2 Teaspoon
  Honey 1 Teaspoon
  Peeled minced ginger 1 Tablespoon
  Snipped chives 1 Tablespoon
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), minced
  Red pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Scallions 4 , sliced diagonally
  Sweet red pepper/Yellow 1 , cut into strips
  Toasted sesame seeds 3 Tablespoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Keep the beans whole if they are young and small. Otherwise, snap in half or slice lengthwise.

MAKING
2) In a pan boil water and blanch the beans for 2 to 3 minutes.
3) Drain out and rinse under cold water.
4) In a small bowl add vinegar, oil, soy sauce, and honey.
5) Whisk until combined.
6) Add ginger, chives, garlic, and red pepper.
7) Heat a large nonstick frying pan over medium-high heat.
8) Add 1 tablespoon of the dressing and heat.
9) Mix the beans and toss to coat.
10) Cover and cook for 3 to 4 minutes.
11) Spoon into a serving platter.

SERVING
12) Sprinkle scallions and sliced peppers on the top.
13) Drizzle lightly with the dressing.
14) Sprinkle sesame seeds over it.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Chinese
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Blanching
Dish: 
Dry Curry
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Bean
Interest: 
Healthy
Servings: 
4

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 152 Calories from Fat 81

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 9 g14.5%

Saturated Fat 1.1 g5.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 62.1 mg2.6%

Total Carbohydrates 14 g4.8%

Dietary Fiber 5.8 g23.3%

Sugars 4.1 g

Protein 4 g8.7%

Vitamin A 26.2% Vitamin C 76.9%

Calcium 13.1% Iron 11.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Chinese Beans With Sesame Seeds Recipe