Sesame Green Beans

2 lbs. fresh green beans, trimmed
2/3 cup finely chopped sweet onion
3 T. Roasted sesame oil
3 garlic cloves, minced
¼ cup soy sauce
1 t. pepper
1 t. sesame seeds, toasted

Place beans in a large saucepan and cover with water. Bring to a boil. Cover and cook for 4-7 minutes. Drain and immediately place beans in ice water. Drain and pat dry. In a large skillet, sauté beans and onion in oil until onion is tender. Add garlic; cook 1 minute longer. Stir in soy sauce and pepper. Transfer to a serving dish; sprinkle with sesame seeds.

Roasted Sesame Oil

This rich, roasted sesame oil from California is very flavorful! The smoke point of 410 degrees makes it perfect for stir fries! Excellent marinade for pork, chicken or vegetables adding a nice sesame aroma and flavor. Wonderful in fried...