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Green beans with mustard, lemon & mint

Green beans with mustard, lemon & mint

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
    • Cook:
  • Easy
  • Serves 6

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

  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian
Nutrition: per serving
HighlightNutrientUnit
kcal52
low infat4g
saturates2g
carbs2g
sugars2g
fibre2g
protein2g
salt0.4g
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Ingredients

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

Method

  • STEP 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.

  • STEP 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.

  • STEP 3

    Tip into a serving dish, scatter over the fresh mint and serve.

Goes well with

Recipe from Good Food magazine, September 2013

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