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Sesame Green Beans


(by Aimee Lee Ball)


1/2 lb. green beans (thin haricots verts are best)

2 t. toasted sesame oil

salt and pepper to taste

2 t. toasted sesame seeds

Fill a large frying pan with water, and bring to a boil.

Add green beans, cook for 3 minutes, and drain.

In the same pan, heat sesame oil over medium-high heat.

Add green beans, salt and pepper, and toss until they get slightly charred.

Sprinkle with sesame seeds.


(Read Hip-Hop and Hoisin Sauce, the story that accompanies this recipe.)

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