Sesame Green Beans

adapted from Fine Cooking #107


Yield: 4 servings


1 lb green beans, trimmed

2 tsp canola oil

1 tsp Asian sesame oil

Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper

2 Tbs toasted sesame seeds

1 tsp fresh squeezed lemon juice

Lemon quarters for garnish


In a lare bowl, toss the green beans with the canola and sesame oils.  Arrange the beans on a baking sheet that has been lined with foil and coated with baking spray.  Season with salt and pepper. 


Broil the green beans for 3 minutes.  Stir.  Continue to broil for another 2- 3 minutes until the beans are crisp-tender.   Toss the green beans with the sesame seeds and lemon juice. Then place the beans in a bowl to serve.