Friday, August 17, 2012
Roasted Sesame Green Beans
from The Cook's Illustrated Cookbook
1/2 teaspoon toasted sesame oil
2 teaspoons honey
1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
3 garlic cloves, minced
1 teaspoon grated fresh ginger
1 pound green beans, trimmed
1 tablespoon olive oil
4 teaspoons sesame seeds, toasted
2. Line rimmed baking sheet with aluminum foil and spread beans on baking sheet. Drizzle with oil and, using hands, toss to coat. Sprinkle with 1/2 teaspoon salt, toss to coat, and distribute in even layer. Transfer to oven and roast for 10 minutes.
3. Remove baking sheet from oven. Pour garlic-ginger mixture over beans and, using tongs, toss to coat. Redistribute in even layer and continue to roast until beans are dark golden brown in spots and starting to shrivel, 10 to 12 minutes.
4. Season with salt to taste, transfer to serving dish, sprinkle with sesame seeds, and serve.