Green beans with mustard, lemon & mint

Green beans with mustard, lemon & mint

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Cooking time

Prep: 10 mins Cook: 10 mins

Skill level

Easy

Servings

Serves 6

Serve your beans with a light vinaigrette of citrus and herbs- they'll match with vegetarian, fish and meat main courses alike

Nutrition and extra info

Additional info

  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian
Nutrition info

Nutrition per serving

kcalories
52
protein
2g
carbs
2g
fat
4g
saturates
2g
fibre
2g
sugar
2g
salt
0.4g

Ingredients

  • 400g green beans, trimmed
  • 25g butter
  • zest and juice 1 lemon
  • 1 tbsp Dijon mustard
  • 3 tbsp chopped mint

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Method

  1. Bring a medium saucepan of water to the boil. Add the green beans and cook for 5-6 mins until tender. Drain well and refresh under cold water. Set aside.
  2. When ready to serve, melt the butter in the saucepan and add the lemon zest and juice, mustard, a good pinch of salt and plenty of ground black pepper. Add the green beans and toss well until evenly coated.
  3. Tip into a serving dish, scatter over the fresh mint and serve.

Recipe from Good Food magazine, September 2013

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