Sesame Green Beans and Asparagus
Fresh green beans and asparagus meld together with Asian flavors to make a crowd-pleasing, healthy side dish.
  • Makes: 6 servings
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Difficulty Rating: Easy

  • Nutrition Highlights: Green beans are a good source of fiber, plant omega-3s, vitamin a, folate and calcium. One cup of green beans is only 44 calories.

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  • Recipe From: Illinois Partners

Instructions

  1. In a heavy skillet or wok, heat sesame oil. Quickly saute ginger and garlic.
  2. Add green beans and asparagus to pan. Saute until skins wrinkle.
  3. Add sherry, soy sauce and chicken stock, and simmer until tender.
  4. Meanwhile, toast sesame seeds by heating them in a dry skillet over low heat until golden, about 5 minutes. Toss the toasted sesame seeds with vegetables just before serving.

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