Steamed Green Beans With Lemon and Sesame Seeds

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  • Serves 6-8
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    Nutritional Information

    Per Serving

    • Calories 86 calories
    • Fat 6 g
    • Sat Fat 1 g
    • Cholesterol 0 mg
    • Sodium 48 mg
    • Protein 2 g
    • Carbohydrate 8 g
    • Sugar 4 g
    • Fiber 3 g
    • Iron 1 mg
    • Calcium 44 mg

Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Add the salt and beans. Cook until tender, 3 to 4 minutes. Transfer to a bowl of ice water. Drain the beans and pat them dry. Transfer to a serving bowl. Drizzle with the oil and lemon juice and toss. Sprinkle with the zest and sesame seeds.

Ingredients

  1. Check 2 teaspoons kosher salt
  2. Check 1 1/2 pounds green beans, ends trimmed
  3. Check 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  4. Check 1 1/2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
  5. Check 1 tablespoon grated lemon zest
  6. Check 1 tablespoon sesame seeds, toasted

Directions

  1. Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Add the salt and beans. Cook until tender, 3 to 4 minutes. Transfer to a bowl of ice water. Drain the beans and pat them dry. Transfer to a serving bowl. Drizzle with the oil and lemon juice and toss. Sprinkle with the zest and sesame seeds.