Diabetes Recipes

Sesame Snap Beans

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Nutrition Facts

Makes: 6 Serving(s)

Amount Per Serving

Calories: 50

Total Fat: 1g

Saturated Fat: 0g

Cholesterol: 0mg

Sodium: 190mg

Total Carbohyrdates: 10g

Dietary Fiber: 4g

Sugars: 5g

Protein: 3g

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Make this for: Lunch

Category: Rice, Beans & Potatoes

This Recipe Makes: 6 Serving(s)


This recipe can be served warm or cold so it can be part of a packed lunch. With only four ingredients, it is very easy to make and really delicious!

What you'll need

  • 1 qt (fresh) snap beans yellow or green (about 1 1/2 pounds) used green in the analysis
  • 1 ml bell pepper (green or red) used medium red pepper in the analysis
  • 1 1/2 tbsp. sesame seeds
  • 1 tsp. sesame oil


  • Step 1
    Trim beans and blanch in boiling water for 2 minutes. Drain beans and immediately immerse in cold water until cool, and drain again. Dice peppers into 1/4 inch pieces. Toast sesame sees in dry skillet over medium heat for 1-2 minutes, stirring frequently. Toss beans and peppers in a bowl with the soy sauce and sesame oil. Sprinkle with toasted sesame seeds. Serve at room temperature or chilled.
  • Step 2
    (NOTE: This recipe is low in fat, low cholesterol, good source of Vitamin A, high source of Vitamin C.)

Diabetic Exchanges

  • Non-Starchy Vegetables: 2