Green Bean Crunch

Ingredient List
750 g green beans, trimmed 1 1/2 lb
1/2 small head cauliflower, cut into florets 1/2
250 ml water 1 cup
1 onion, chopped 1
1 large clove garlic 1
15 ml lemon juice 1 tbsp
50 ml soy sauce 1/4 cup
50 ml water 1/4 cup
15 ml olive oil 1 tbsp
15 ml sesame seeds 1 tbsp
8 large leaves of lettuce 8
In large saucepan, bring 1 cup (250 ml) water to boil. Add onion, garlic, lemon juice, beans and cauliflower. Reduce heat, cover and simmer until vegetables are tender crisp, about 8 minutes; drain and discard garlic.

Combine soy sauce, 1/4 cup (50 ml) water and oil; pour over vegetables. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour.

Toast sesame seeds and toast in 325 F (160 C) oven for 5 minutes or until golden brown.

Just before serving, toss vegetable mixture; remove from marinade. Arrange lettuce leaf on each plate. Spoon vegetable mixture onto lettuce and sprinkle with sesame seeds.

Servings: 8