Bean Salad with Japanese Dressing

  • Active Time 10m
  • Total Time 15m

Serves 4


  • For the Beans:
  • 1 pound yard-long beans
  • For the Dressing:
  • 1 teaspoon wasabi powder
  • 2 teaspoons water
  • 2 tablespoons rice vinegar
  • 1 garlic clove, finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1 teaspoon soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon sesame seeds, toasted



Bring a pan of salted water to a boil. Add the beans and cook for 3 minutes. Drain and set aside to cool.


Combine wasabi and water in a small bowl. Blend and then let stand for 5 minutes. Place remaining ingredients with the wasabi mixture in a screw-top jar. Shake vigorously to blend. Toss the beans with the dressing and serve.

Recipe reprinted by permission of Weldon Russell. All rights reserved.

RecID 3616

nutrition information per serving

79 calories; 3g total fat; 0mg cholesterol; 82mg sodium; 11g carbohydrates; 6g fiber; 4g protein

These nutrition facts are calculated according to the ingredients listed in this recipe. Any substitutions will change these facts. Although we strive for accuracy, please note that food manufacturers occasionally change their food formulas, which could affect the calculations as shown.

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