Stir Fried Green Beans

1-lb. fresh green beans
2-TB. olive oil
2-tsp. sesame seeds
Sea Salt or Kosher salt
Pinch of garlic powder
1-tsp. Soy Sauce *opt.

Wash, dry, snap ends of green beans.

In wok or skillet, bring 2-3 cups of water to a rolling boil, add 1 tsp. salt, and 1 TB. olive oil and par-boil green beans for 2-3 minutes until slightly tender and bright green. Drain completely and return to wok or skillet, and add 1-TB. Olive oil and toss carefully for approx. 1 minute, add sesame seeds and toss lightly to slightly toast the seeds. Do not overcook. Green beans should be slightly crisp when finished. If desired, add 1 tsp. soy sauce and toss.

Serves 3-4