Green Beans Sauteed in Walnut Oil with Toasted Sesame Seeds

Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 5 mins

Quick and simple recipe for geen beans with an added flair from the walnut oil and nice contrasting color and crunch from the sesame seeds !

Ingredients Nutrition


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


Most Helpful

I had these with the potato wafers. I didn't use walnut oil I used sesame oil. I left out the sesame seeds, frankly, because I couldn't find them in my store. However, I am not a green bean lover, but I liked the crisp green beans you find in a chinese restaurant. This recipe tastes just like that and I am sooooo glad that I tried this recipe.

Tristanny November 08, 2002

These are yummy!!! I tossed them with olive oil and did add the seseame seeds. Thanks for this recipe, I definitely will be making these again instead of the ol'bland ones of just steaming.. Denise

Dee Fischer March 14, 2004

Just a note since Tristanny mentioned in her review that she had problems locating sesame seeds. you can usually get them in bulk in a health food store, but in a grocery store I almost always can find a small amount in the spice section either in a jar or a small tin. You would find poppy seeds their too as both are also used as toping for breads and rolls in baking. Walnut oil can also be found in health food stores, and some larger grocery stores cary it next to the more expensive olive oils in the small jars.

Steve P. March 24, 2003

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