Green Vegetables with Sesame-Ginger Dressing

"This is a delicious and healthy side dish with an Asian flair! Prep time includes the time to cut up the broccoli and green beans if using fresh."
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  • Whisk dressing ingredients together and set aside.
  • If using frozen green beans and/or broccoli, follow microwave directions on packaging.
  • Microwave fresh green beans with water in covered bowl on HIGH for 2 to 3 minutes.
  • Stir the green beans and add the fresh broccoli.
  • Cover and microwave together on HIGH for 2 minutes.
  • Drain green beans and broccoli.
  • Mix in dressing while vegetables are still warm.
  • Let vegetables chill in refrigerator until ready to serve, or at least 5 to 10 minutes.

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  1. Good and easy way to serve brocolli and green beans. This was very good with 4 ingredient Sweet and Spicy Chicken Wings recipe#27995. Thanks Kree for posting.
  2. I used just the sesame ginger vinagirette part of this recipe, but it was easy to make and worked great in my recipe. I made a tilapia salad, and this dressing suited it perfectly. I don't always like ginger, but this dressing was nicely flavored and a good consistency. I will use it again when I need a sesame ginger dressing.
  3. This was very easy and the broccoli looked awesome. Unfortunately, the green beans (frozen) were very overcooked and looked and tasted like it. We could only detect a hint of the dressing but is likely due to the amount of vegetables. I would probably add some toasted sesame seeds also.


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