1 pound fresh green beans, ends trimmed, cut in thirds
1/4 small red onion, peeled, thinly sliced
6 tablespoons flavored Oil
1 tablespoon grated lemon zest
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
2 tablespoons roasted sesame seeds
Heat pan of salted water to boiling on HIGH heat. Add beans; blanch until crisp-tender, 2-3 min. Drain and shock by placing in ice water (to stop cooking process); drain well.
Combine beans with red onion in medium-size bowl. Whisk together oil, zest, juice, and vinegar in small bowl. Pour over vegetables; salt and pepper to taste. Toss; garnish with sesame seed.
Nutrition Info: Each serving (1 cup) contains 160 calories, 12g carbohydrate (5g fiber), 3g protein, 11g fat (1g saturated fat), 0mg cholesterol and 200mg sodium.