Green beans with mustard, lemon & mint

Green beans with mustard, lemon & mint

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Prep: 10 mins Cook: 10 mins


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

  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal52
  • fat4g
  • saturates2g
  • carbs2g
  • sugars2g
  • fibre2g
  • protein2g
  • salt0.4g
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  • 400g green bean, trimmed
  • 25g butter



    Butter is a dairy product made from separating whole milk or cream into fat and…

  • zest and juice 1 lemon



    Oval in shape with a pronouced bulge on one end, lemons are one of the most versatile…

  • 1 tbsp Dijon mustard
  • 3 tbsp chopped mint



    There are several types of mint, each with its own subtle difference in flavour and appearance.…


  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.

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19th Aug, 2019
The mint cuts through the mustard really well and it can be made vegan with eg rapeseed oil instead of butter
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