Green Beans Sautéed in Walnut Oil with Toasted Sesame Seeds

Green Beans Sautéed in Walnut Oil with Toasted Sesame Seeds

(makes 6 servings)

1 1/2 pounds (720 g) young fresh green beans, stem ends removed
1 tablespoon (15 ml) walnut or olive oil
1 teaspoon (5 ml) sesame seeds, toasted

  1. Bring a large sauté pan of water to a rapid boil and add the beans. Simmer until crisp-tender, about 3 minutes. Drain well and return to the saucepan.
  2. Lightly coat with walnut oil and sesame seeds. Sauté, tossing frequently, for about 1 minute more. Serve at once.

Per serving: 58 calories (41% calories from fat), 2 g protein, 3 g total; fat )-/2 g saturated fat), 7 g carbohydrates, 0 cholesterol, 1 mg sodium
Diabetic exchanges: 1/2 carbohydrate (1 1/2 vegetable), 1/2 fat