Simple Sesame Bean Salad
|Fresh green beans||1 Pound|
|Vegetable oil||1 Teaspoon|
|Garlic||2 Clove (10 gm), minced|
|Red pepper||1⁄2 Teaspoon, crushed|
|Lemon juice||3 Tablespoon|
|Sesame seed||1 Tablespoon (toasted)|
Wash beans; trim ends, and remove strings.
Cook, covered, in boiling water 5 minutes or until crisp-tender.
Drain; rinse under cold water, and drain.
Heat oil in a small nonstick skillet over medium-high heat.
Add minced garlic and red pepper; saute until garlic is browned.
Remove mixture from heat, and let cool.
Combine garlic mixture, lemon juice, salt, and pepper; stir well.
Combine beans, lemon juice mixture, and sesame seeds in a medium bowl, tossing well.
Cover and chill at least 1 hour.