Saturday, April 23, 2016

Broiled or Grilled Sesame Green Beans

Had to try these Sesame Green Beans as soon as I saw them, they're super simple and I always have a bottle of sesame oil handy in the fridge. The sesame and lemon flavors play very well together. I loved cooking them under the broiler, that was a new technique to me and it only took a few minutes. You might want to tuck this one away for fresh beans from the garden folks, summer's coming-I promise:@)
 Cooking outdoors? Use your grill pan/wok and make these on the grill, they'd be great!

 Sesame Green Beans-from A Spoonful of Thyme
1 lb fresh green beans, washed and trimmed
2 tsp oil-I used vegetable, Kate used canola
1 tsp Asian sesame oil
1 tsp freshly squeezed lemon juice
2 Tblsp toasted sesame seeds-I cut back
  1. Mix oils and beans on baking sheet. Spread into one layer and sprinkle with S&P.
  2. Broil on rack in highest slot for 3 minutes. Stir and broil for another 2-3 minutes or until crisp-tender. (I set the broiler temperature to medium-high.)
  3. Mix with lemon juice and sesame seeds-serve and enjoy!
Try something new and have a happy day:@)


  1. I am going to make this, we love these ingredients.

  2. I'm looking forward to garden fresh green beans and to try this recipe, Lynn. I have toasted sesame oil, and I think I'll use that. Hope you're having a great Saturday!

  3. As soon as I get some green beans from the store I am going to make these. Thank you so much Lynn.

    Have a great weekend.


  4. How quick, easy and flavorful Lynn! I have a bottle of toasted sesame oil in my fridge that's ready to go :)

  5. Oh, perfect Lynn! I have some fresh beans and sesame seeds, cooking this tonight!

  6. These flavors are some favorites. Doing this soon!

  7. I fell in love with this dish when Kate made it. We adore sesame oil and like you, keep a bottle in the 'frig.


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