Sesame and Parmesan green beans

June 25, 2013 (Last Updated: January 11, 2019)
Sesame and Parmesan green beans recipe

Sesame and Parmesan green beans


  • 500g green beans, trimmed
  • 45ml (3 tbsp) olive or avocado oil
  • juice of 2 limes
  • sea salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • 1 small red chilli, seeded and finely chopped
  • 60ml (¼ cup) sesame seeds, toasted
  • 100g unsalted almonds, roughly chopped
  • 100g Parmesan, grated



Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add the beans and cook for 3 minutes. Drain and refresh in ice-cold water.


Drain the beans and combine in a large mixing bowl with the oil, lime juice, seasoning, chilli, sesame seeds, almonds and Parmesan.


Mix well and spoon the beans into serving bowls.


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