Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

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  2. 1 cup walnuts -- shelled

  3. 2 tablespoons mirin

  4. 2 tablespoons shiromiso

  5. 1 tablespoon soy sauce -- japanese

  6. 5 tablespoons dashi

  7. 2 tablespoons sugar

  8. salt -- to taste

  9. 1 pound green beans -- trimmed

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Toast walnuts over medium high heat for 4 minutes in a skillet. Grind walnuts into a smooth paste with a mortar and pestle. Drizzle in 2 tbsp. mirin (sweet Japanese cooking wine). Add the shiromiso, soy sauce and 2 tbsp. dashi. continuing to grind after each addition. Add sugar and remaining dashi; season to toaste with salt. Bring a pot of salted water to a boil; add the beans and cook until barely soft, 3-5 minutes. Drain beans, spread on a clean surface to cool, then cut in half crosswise. Toss with dressing just before serving.


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