Green beans with mustard, lemon & mint

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

  • Prep:10 mins
    Cook:10 mins
  • Serves 6
  • Easy

Nutrition per serving

  • kcal 52
  • fat 4g
  • saturates 2g
  • carbs 2g
  • sugars 2g
  • fibre 2g
  • protein 2g
  • salt 0.4g


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


  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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