Sauteed Green Beans Recipe with Walnut Oil and Toasted Sesame Seeds

Sauteed Green Beans Recipe with Walnut Oil and Toasted Sesame Seeds

A simple and delicious way to get some greens! Green beans are to make, and supply some much-needed dietary . Sesame seeds are high in antioxidants and they contain sesamin and sesamolin, two substances that studies show have cholesterol-lowering effects and blood pressure reduction in humans.

Ingredients:

1½ lbs young fresh green beans, stem ends removed

1 tbsp Maison Orphée Walnut of Périgord oil olive oil

1 tsp sesame seeds, toasted

Read more about the health benefits of sesame seeds

Directions:

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

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