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Green Beans with Mustard-Lemon Sauce

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Green Beans with Mustard Lemon Sauce

Green Beans with Mustard-Lemon Sauce

Jessica Braider
The lemon-mustard sauce here bring a bright tang to these green beans that you'll love!
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Course Side Dish
Cuisine French
Servings 4 servings


  • 1 lb. green beans fresh or frozen
  • 2 tsp. butter or margarine
  • 2 tsp. Dijon mustard use wheat/gluten-free if needed
  • 1/4 lemon juice only, about 1 Tbsp.


  • If using fresh beans, trim the ends, if needed. In a medium saucepan, bring 1/2-inch of water to a boil.
  • Add the green beans, cover, reduce the heat, and steam them for 6 - 8 minutes until they reach desired tenderness.
  • Drain them, return them to the pot, and stir in the butter or margarine, mustard, and lemon juice, and serve immediately.


Nutritional Information Per Serving (% based upon daily values): Calories 50, Total Fat: 2g, 3%; Saturated Fat: 2g, 8%; Cholesterol: 5mg, 2%; Sodium: 65mg, 3%; Total Carbohydrate: 8g, 3%; Dietary Fiber: 3g, 12%; Sugar: 1g; Protein: 2g
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Keyword 30 Minutes (or less) Meals, Dairy-Free, Fall, Gluten-Free, Kosher, Low Fat, Low Sodium, No Added Sugar, Nut-Free, Side Dish, Spring, Summer, Super Scramble Express (20 minutes or less total), Vegan, Vegetarian
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