Green beans with wholegrain mustard

Green beans with wholegrain mustard

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Prep: 5 mins Cook: 10 mins


Serves 6 - 8
A versatile side dish that can be prepared at the last minute - simply mix your beans with crème fraîche, mustard, shallots and lemon

Nutrition and extra info

  • Vegetarian

Nutrition: per serving (6)

  • kcal82
  • fat7g
  • saturates4g
  • carbs3g
  • sugars2g
  • fibre3g
  • protein2g
  • salt0.3g
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  • 500g French bean, trimmed
  • 25g butter



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

  • 1 shallot, finely chopped



    Related to the onion (as opposed to being a younger version of it), shallots grow in clusters at…

  • 1 tbsp wholegrain mustard
  • 3 tbsp crème fraîche
  • juice 1 lemon



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


  1. Bring a large pan of water to the boil, then drop in the green beans and cook for 4-5 mins until they are just cooked but still bright green and with a slight crunch.

  2. While the beans are cooking, heat the butter in a large shallow pan and soften the shallot. Add the mustard and crème fraîche, and bring to a simmer to combine. Add the drained beans and lemon juice, stir until evenly coated, then serve straight away.

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18th Apr, 2015
This makes a lovely lunch or light dinner with smoked mackerel or trout
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