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Under 30 Minutes

Under 30 Minutes

Sesame Green Beans

  • prep: 5 mins
    total time: 25 mins
  • servings: 4




  • 1 pound green beans, trimmed
  • 2 teaspoons rice vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon toasted sesame oil
  • Coarse salt and ground pepper
  • 1 teaspoon sesame seeds


To make this recipe as prepared on "The Martha Stewart Show," cook 5 to 7 minutes.


  1. Step 1

    Set a steamer basket in a large pot. Fill with enough water to come just below basket; bring to a boil. Add green beans to basket; reduce heat to a simmer. Cover, and cook until crisp-tender, 15 to 20 minutes.

  2. Step 2

    Meanwhile, in a medium bowl, whisk together vinegar and oil; season with salt and pepper. Add green beans and sesame seeds; season with salt and pepper, and toss.

The Martha Stewart Show, January Winter 2008



Reviews (2)

  • SoonmamaNyc 4 Feb, 2008

    A bit too vinegary for me! I'd like to taste the other flavors above the vinegar, but it's just too overwhelming.

  • Melsy8 17 Jan, 2008

    This recipe was easy, simple and delicious. A great way to serve green beans, especially with the soy glazed salmon recipe.