Recipe: Lemony Dijon Green Beans
One of the ways you can make vegetables more appealing to your family is to add a sauce. Like dressing on a salad, it adds flavor and a bit of texture.
One of the ways you can make vegetables more appealing to your family is to add a sauce. Like dressing on a salad, it adds flavor and a bit of texture. Also like a salad dressing, the trick to keeping it healthy is a sauce recipe that’s flavorful, but not too high in fat.
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This sauce gets its flavor from dijon mustard, which livens the green beans with a bit of tang and crunch from whole mustard seeds.
2 lbs fresh green beans or two 1-lb bags frozen green beans
2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
4 teaspoons lemon juice
Freshly ground black pepper to taste
Calories: 43 (9 percent of calories from fat)
Fat 0.5 g
Protein 2.3 g
Fiber 3.23 g
Carbohydrates 9 g
Source: Recipe developed and copyrighted by Kristine Napier, MPH, RD, LD. Reprinted with permission from Nutrio.com.