Green Beans With Citrus Mustard

“Mustard offers so many ways to zest up low-sodium and low-fat dishes that it’s no wonder it is a popular seasoning. In addition to using it with fish, poultry, cooked vegetables and raw salads, it perks up grains and legumes, too. Points 0.”
READY IN:
20mins
SERVES:
4
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Steam beans 5 minutes or until tender but still crisp.
  2. While beans cook, in a large mixing bowl, use a fork to combine mustard, lime juice and salt, mixing until creamy.
  3. Mix in mint, lemon zest and shallots.
  4. Drain cooked beans and add to the mustard mixture, stirring to coat them.
  5. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  6. Serve at room temperature.
  7. This dish can be refrigerated for 24 hours.
  8. Bring to room temperature before serving.
  9. Frozen whole green beans may be used, although they will be less crisp than fresh ones.
  10. For frozen beans, reduce cooking time to 3 minutes.

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