Goma-ae

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Goma-ae (胡麻和え?), sometimes also spelled Gomaae or Gomae is a Japanese side dish. It is made with vegetables and sesame dressing (goma meaning sesame and ae meaning sauce in Japanese).

Goma-ae with spinach

One of the most common versions, often found at Japanese restaurants in the West, is served in the form of a Spinach salad, mixed with peanut sauce or miso paste and topped with sesame. Often sugar and soy sauce are also used. Other versions feature green beans or other vegetables.