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Mustard Green Beans

 Mustard Green Beans
Looking for an easy way to dress up veggies in a twinkling? My mother came up with this mouthwatering, family-favorite recipe that we still celebrate at holiday get-together meals!—Mary Graham, Barneveld, Wisconsin
12 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 25 min.


  • 3 pounds fresh green beans
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1/2 cup cider vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons prepared mustard
  • Dash salt
  • 1 tablespoon butter


  • Place beans in a Dutch oven and cover with water; bring to a boil.
  • Cook, uncovered, for 8-10 minutes or until crisp-tender; drain and
  • set aside.
  • In a small bowl, combine the sugar, cornstarch, vinegar, water,
  • mustard and salt until smooth. In the Dutch oven, melt butter over
  • medium heat. Stir in the mustard mixture. Bring to a boil; cook and
  • stir for 1-2 minutes or until thickened. Return beans to the pan;
  • heat through. Yield: 12 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (3/4 cup) equals 52 calories, 1 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 3 mg cholesterol, 35 mg sodium, 10 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 2 g protein.