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Green Bean & Tomato Salad with Lime & Sesame Dressing

This green bean and tomato salad is tossed with a savory and tangy lime and sesame dressing. Easy and tasty summertime salad!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time4 mins
Total Time19 mins
Course: Salads
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Green Bean Salad
Servings: 6 Servings
Calories: 64kcal



  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 tablespoon + 1 teaspoon soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon packed brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated lime zest
  • freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 1 pound green beans trimmed
  • 1/2 pound cherry tomatoes cut in halves or quarters


  • For the dressing, whisk together all ingredients in a small bowl.
  • For the greens beans, bring a large saucepan of salted water to a boil over high heat. Add the green beans and cook until tender-crisp, about 4 minutes.
  • Drain and immediately plunge the green beans into a bowl of ice water to stop the cooking and maintain the color of the beans.
  • In a large bowl, gently combine the green beans and tomatoes.
  • Add dressing to taste (you may not need all of the dressing).
  • Serve or cover and chill for up to 4 hours.


Calories: 64kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 232mg | Potassium: 250mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 705IU | Vitamin C: 19.5mg | Calcium: 32mg | Iron: 1.1mg