- 1 pound green beans, trimmed
- 1 teaspoon olive oil
- 1 tsp. minced garlic (about 1 clove)
- 2 tablespoons low sodium soy sauce
- 1 tsp. sesame seeds
- 1/8 tsp. salt
- 1/8 tsp. black pepper
Bring a large saucepan of water to a boil. Add beans; cook 5 minutes. Plunge beans into ice water; drain.
Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a skillet over medium-high heat. Add minced garlic; sauté 30 seconds. Add beans, 2 tablespoons lower-sodium soy sauce, salt, and pepper Cook 2 minutes, tossing frequently. Sprinkle with 1/2 teaspoon toasted sesame seeds. Yield: 4 servings.